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Fascinating lectures, debates, and programs on scientific and cultural topics that range from the fossil-hunting to climate change.

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Starshade 2014

Searching for the Nearest Alien Worlds with a Starshade

November 6, 2014

In this talk scientists describe an innovative design for a space-based observatory consisting of a telescope plus “starshade,” to separate the faint specks of planet light from the glare of their parent stars, and begin probing mysteries related to their chemistry, structure, and potential for harboring life. 


The Mack Lipkin Man and Nature Series

October 16, 2014

Join leading conservation professionals as they share the experiences and lessons that underscore their careers in marine conservation.

Questions for a Resilient Future 2014

Questions for a Resilient Future

October 14, 2014

Distinguished scholars and guests will explore two fundamental questions: "How far should we go to bring back lost species?" and "Mind and morality: where do they meet?” Don’t miss the closing discussion moderated by Krista Tippett.

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