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March 2019

Second Saturday Conversation: Coffee with the Curator

March 9, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry
Kansas City, MO 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 talk on his exhibition, Flying Machines: A History of Early Aviation.

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The Science of Apollo

March 28, 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry
Kansas City, MO 64110 United States
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Best-selling author and space historian Andrew Chaikin and a panel of experts, including Apollo 17 astronaut Harrison Schmitt, discuss the science of Project Apollo and the benefits to society of future planetary exploration.

We have reached our seating capacity for this event. To place your name on our wait list, please email events@lindahall.org with your name, address, phone number, and the number of people in your party (maximum of four tickets). If space becomes available, you will given the opportunity to register for the lecture.

If you are unable to attend the lecture in person, you can watch a live broadcast from the Library’s Facebook page or via livestream.com.

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April 2019

Roving Down the Road Towards Understanding the Habitability of Mars

April 11, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry Street
Kansas City, MO 64110 United States
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Join Dr. John Grant, Geologist at the Smithsonian Center for Earth and Planetary Studies, for an in-depth look at current and future robotic missions to Mars.

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Second Saturday Conversation: Sabermetrics and the Empirical Analysis of Baseball

April 13, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry
Kansas City, MO 64110 United States
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Dr. Daniel Mack, Senior Director of Quantitative Analysis/Amateur Scouting with the Kansas City Royals, returns to the Library to talk about the art and science of sabermetrics.

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Cosmic Tremors: The Quest for Colliding Black Holes

April 30, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry Street
Kansas City, MO 64110 United States
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The 17th Annual Paul D. Bartlett, Sr. Lecture presented in association with the Harvard-Radcliffe Club of Kansas City, the Princeton Alumni Association of Greater Kansas City, and the Yale Club of Kansas City. Yale astrophysicist Priyamvada Natarajan will trace the history of the idea of black holes and present our evolving understanding of how they form and grow.

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