Linda Hall Library
Science Engineering Technology
Solar Eclipse 2017 Road Trip

Solar Eclipse 2017 Road Trip

We have reached our seating capacity for the busses. If you would like to be put on the wait list, please email events@lindahall.org with your name and the number of people in your party.

Maria Mitchell

Maria Mitchell, an American astronomer, was born Aug. 1, 1818, in Nantucket. Mitchell was the first professional woman astronomer in the United States and a role model for generations of aspiring women scientists. She was trained by her father, a school-teacher, and had the extreme good fortune to discover a comet in 1847. Not only was she the first to see the comet, she also had the mathematical skill to calculate its orbit…

Total Eclipse of the Sun: A Once in a Lifetime Event

Total Eclipse of the Sun: A Once in a Lifetime Event

We have reached our seating capacity for this event, but you can watch a live stream at https://livestream.com/lindahall/SolarEclipse or on the Library’s Facebook page at facebook.com/Linda.Hall.Library.