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October 2017

The Glass Universe: How the Ladies of the Harvard Observatory Took the Measure of the Stars

October 12, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry
Kansas City, 64110 United States
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Science writer Dava Sobel will discuss her new book, The Glass Universe, the story of the women who worked at the Harvard College Observatory from the late 1800s through the mid-1900s.

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Second Saturday Conversation: Coffee with the Curator

October 14, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry
Kansas City, 64110 United States
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Join Eric Ward, the Library’s Vice President of Public Programming, from 11:00 a.m. to Noon for a curator’s gallery talk on the new exhibition, Nature's Fury: The Science of Natural Disasters.

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The Incorrigibles: Eugenics and Sterilization in a Juvenile Girl’s Reformatory

October 18, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry
Kansas City, 64110 United States
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Fellows lecture with Dr. Ry Marcattilio-McCracken.

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November 2017

Natural and Unnatural Earthquake Hazard in the Heartland: Facts and Fictions

November 9, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry
Kansas City, 64110 United States
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Susan Hough will present an overview of our current understanding of hazards associated with both natural and unnatural earthquakes in the heartland.

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Second Saturday Conversation: MECA Challenge

November 11, 12:50 pm - 2:30 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry
Kansas City, 64110 United States
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The MECA Challenge is a one-day innovation competition that pushes students and teachers to build an entrepreneurial mindset, collaborate with Kansas City innovators, and create solutions for real-world problems.

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Contact Eric Ward at 816.926.8753 for more information on these events.