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Metcalf Institute Public Lecture Series: "The Great Eclipse of 1878 and the Dawn of American Science"

  • Corless Auditorium 218 South Ferry Road Saunderstown, RI, 02874 United States (map)

About: Join Metcalf Institute for the 20th Annual Public Lecture Series featuring top experts in the science, policy and public engagement of environmental issues. On August 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will cross the U.S. for the first time in 99 years, offering a rare national opportunity to rally around a scientific event. Hear David Baron, author and former health and science editor for PRI’s The World tell how the 1878 eclipse spurred America’s rise as a global scientific power. Author booksigning to follow the lecture.
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