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Popular Science in Western Culture: From the “Kosmos” of Alexander von Humboldt to the “Cosmos” of Carl Sagan

Monday, April 8, 2013 @ 10:30 AM-12:01 PM

On Science Series

Featured Speaker: Kevin Fernlund, Ph.D., Professor of History, University of Missouri – St. Louis

Learn about the popular science of Prussian geographer, naturalist and explorer, Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859) and American cosmologist, Carl Sagan (1936-1996) and the important role “popular science” has played in shaping Western democracy and culture.

To be held at:
OASIS at the Center of Clayton
50 Gay Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63105

Registration required.&nbsp FREE to the first 10 registrants, $10 per person thereafter.  OPEN to ALL.  Space is limited.  Middle and high school students welcome. 

For more information, or to register, CLICK HERE, or call 314.533.8586.

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Monday, April 8, 2013
10:30 AM-12:01 PM
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