Join Youth Services and our puppet friend Albie the Scientist for a science-themed puppet show that’s out of this world! Robots, critters, inventors and more! There will also be a special Earth Day sing-along surprise! Read more about Spectacular Science Puppet Show!
USA Today bestselling author of the Cupcake Club Romance series (and brand new Bachelors of Blueberry Cove series!), DONNA KAUFFMAN has seen her books reviewed in venues ranging from Kirkus Reviews and Library Journal to Entertainment Weekly and Cosmopolitan. She lives just outside of DC in the lovely Virginia countryside. Read more about Cupid's Café: Donna Kauffman
Dr. Martin C. Weisskopf gives an insider’s look at NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory, the world’s most powerful X-ray telescope. He’ll discuss Chandra’s mission and the fascinating science behind X-ray telescopy.
Dr. Weisskopf is a project scientist for Chandra and Chief Scientist for X-ray Astronomy at Marshall Space Flight Center. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including NASA Medals for Exceptional Service in 1992 and for Scientific Achievement in 1999. He was elected in 1994 as a Fellow of the American Physical Society, which cited his "pioneering work in X-ray polarimetry and time variability studies of cosmic X-ray sources, and his insightful leadership as Project Scientist for the Advanced X-ray Astrophysics Facility." In 2006, he received the George W. Goddard Award for scientific contributions to NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory. Read more about Amazing Science with a Great Observatory: The Chandra X-ray Observatory
Doug Horacek, home professional astronomer for the Von Braun Astronomical Society Imaging Team, discusses the team’s astrophotography work. Camera light capturing capability sees more than the eye, so photography is the way to really see space. Doug explains how astrophotography works and reveals some of the team’s projects, including Orion and nearby deep space objects.
This program is part of a 4-week companion series to the NASA Here, There, and Everywhere exhibit on display at the Main Branch Library.
Doreen Forsythe, Solar System Ambassador, discusses the NASA exhibit on display at the Library, Here, There, and Everywhere. She shows how to apply our knowledge of daily experiences to understand universal laws of physics on grander scales, and in very different environments.
They apply here.
They apply there.
They apply everywhere.
Learn some useful ideas for spreading the word about what you have to offer on a ZERO (maybe tiny) budget.
Anna Hanlin, Dynamic Solutions Consultant, is an artist and analyst who wants to know about things and apply them to real world issues. She hates being “stuck in a box,” so she is always looking for new ideas and connections — and ways to stay out of “boxes.”
For more information, contact Sophie Young at 532-2362.