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September 2017

Extreme Storm Chasing

September 14, 2017, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry
Kansas City, 64110 United States

Dr. Reed Timmer, extreme meteorologist and storm chaser, on the science of severe weather.

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Man of the Hour: James B. Conant, Warrior Scientist

September 27, 2017, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry
Kansas City, 64110 United States
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The remarkable life of one of the most influential men of the greatest generation, James B. Conant—a savvy architect of the nuclear age and the Cold War—told by his granddaughter, New York Times bestselling author Jennet Conant.

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November 2017

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

November 9, 2017, 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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December 2017

Endurance: A Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery

December 1, 2017, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Unity Temple on the Plaza, 707 W 47th St.
Kansas City, MO 64112 United States
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A Rainy Day Books author event co-sponsored by the Linda Hall Library.

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February 2018

The Future of Humanity: Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality, and Our Destiny Beyond Earth

February 28, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Unity Temple on the Plaza, 707 W 47th St.
Kansas City, MO 64112 United States
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A Rainy Day Books author event co-sponsored by the Linda Hall Library. Dr. Michio Kaku will discuss his latest book, The Future of Humanity: Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality, and Our Destiny Beyond Earth.

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