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Science in the Dark: The Study of Caves

Thursday, April 13, 2017 @ 7:00 PM-8:30 PM


St. Louis County Library – Oak Bend Branch
842 S Holmes Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63122 United States  + Google Map

FREE and OPEN to ALL. Junior Academy members, middle and high school students welcome and encouraged to attend. Space is limited. Registration Required. Register below.

Featured Speakers: Aaron Addison, Director of Collaborative Research and Data/GIS, Washington University aaron-addison-2Libraries; and Bob Osburn, Laboratory Administrator, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Washington University in St. Louis

Have you ever wondered what it might be like to be a scientist in the dark? We’ll take a look at some of the explorations and research being conducted in caves around the world and here locally in the St. Louis region.

Photos Credit: Aaron Addison

Science in the Dark is a Science in St. Louis Series partnership between The Academy of Science – St. Louis, St. Louis County Libraries, the Photosynthetic Research Antenna Center (PARC), and Washington University’s Gephardt Institute for Civic and Community Engagement (under a St. Louis project grant). Science in St. Louis is based upon work supported as part of the Photosynthetic Antenna Research Center (PARC), an Energy Frontier Research Center funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science, Office of Basic Energy Sciences under Award Number DE-SC0001035. We also would like to thank the National Science Foundation for support awarded to Kaitlyn Faries through the Graduate Research Fellowship Program under Award Number DGE-1143954.

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Thursday, April 13, 2017
7:00 PM-8:30 PM
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St. Louis County Library – Oak Bend Branch
842 S. Holmes Ave
St. Louis, MO 63122 United States
+ Google Map