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March 2021

Conversing with the Starry Messenger

March 25, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Galileo’s Sidereus Nuncius, published in 1610, is one of the most thrilling and important scientific texts ever written, and the Linda Hall Library’s copy, arguably one of the most important copies in existence, is still revealing its secrets after 400 years.

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How Do I Become an Architect?

March 26, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Have you always wanted to be an architect?  If so, join us for an opportunity to get academic and career advice from architects Jake Brannon and Tara Bray. During this interactive Q&A session, students will have the chance to ask questions about coursework, internships, college programs, and anything else about becoming a successful architect!

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Insect Pollinator Conservation: A Tour of Policy Efforts

March 31, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Part three of a three-part Deeper Dive series on pollinator ecology and conservation.

In this program, take a tour of how the science of insect declines is being translated into nascent international agreements, national, US state, and municipal efforts as well as the conservation practices of home gardeners.

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April 2021

Science Headlines: COVID-19 Vaccine Equity

April 6, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This program will explore the issues of vaccine equity and the work being done to deliver vaccines to underserved communities and disproportionately affected populations.

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Solar Geoengineering: Innovative Technologies to Offset Climate Change

April 8, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Presented in partnership with William Jewell College.

Solar geoengineering expert Dr. David Keith from Harvard University, in conversation with William Jewell College professors Dr. Will Lindquist and Dr. Rose Reynolds, to explore the possibilities, challenges, and uncertainties of developing technologies to cool the Earth by reflecting solar radiation back to space.

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