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June 2015

Building Golden Gate Bridge

June 10, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Linda Hall Library,
5109 Cherry, Kansas City, 64110 United States
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Working in the shadow of the Great Depression, the builders of the Golden Gate Bridge had to overcome daunting political, financial, and technical challenges to construct the longest bridge in the world in one of the harshest marine environments in the world

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September 2015

Writing the Same Book Over Almost Sixty Years: A Record of a Nightwatchman’s Journey Under the Night Sky

September 10, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Linda Hall Library,
5109 Cherry, Kansas City, 64110 United States
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David H. Levy, co-discoverer of Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 (collided with Jupiter in 1994) and 22 other comets.

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October 2015

IceCube: Seeing the Universe in Neutrinos from the Earth’s South Pole

October 15, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Linda Hall Library,
5109 Cherry, Kansas City, 64110 United States
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IceCube is a telescope located at the geographic South Pole, buried a mile down in the Antarctic ice sheet, rather than situated at the surface. This is a new kind of astronomy, one that scientists hope will tell us new things about our universe.

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November 2015

Failure Is Not An Option

November 5, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Unity Temple on the Plaza,
707 W 47th St., Kansas City, MO 64112 United States
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Gene Kranz, legendary NASA Flight Director who led the effort to save Apollo 13.

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President’s Circle Annual Dinner

November 5, 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Linda Hall Library,
5109 Cherry, Kansas City, 64110 United States
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With special guest Gene Kranz

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