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A Life of Science and Baseball: A Conversation with Dr. Lawrence Rocks


Join Dr. Lawrence Rocks, world renowned chemist, energy expert, and author, in conversation with Eric Ward, VP for Public Programs at the Library Hall Library, for a discussion on energy, climate change, a weather station on the moon, and the chemistry of baseball.

Presented in partnership with the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum.

The Ultimate Cosmic Time Machines: The Hubble and James Webb Space Telescopes


Dr. Jonathan Gardner, Deputy Senior Project Scientist for the James Webb Space Telescope, and Dr. Jennifer Wiseman, Senior Project Scientist for the Hubble Space Telescope, will provide an insider's look at the scientific legacy of Hubble and the extraordinary possibilities of the James Webb.

After Hours with Banned Books


Join Harvard professor Hannah Marcus and the Library's Assistant Curator for Special Collections Jamie Cumby for a Banned Book Week presentation on how prohibited books were read in early modern Europe. They will also share examples of expurgated books held by the Linda Hall Library.

Einstein’s War: How Relativity Triumphed Amid the Vicious Nationalism of World War I


Einstein’s War is a riveting exploration of both the beauty of scientific creativity and enduring horrors of human nature. These two great forces battle in a story that culminates with a victory now a century old, the mind bending theory of general relativity. Presented in partnership with the National WWI Museum and Memorial.

Questions? Contact Eric Ward at 816.926.8753 for more information about these events.

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