Astronomy on Tap: Out of This World Books
Where: New York Public Library—Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
476 Fifth Ave.
917-275-6975 Price: Free
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In a series of short talks, scientists lead us on a literary tour of the stars.
- Megan Bedell, Center for Computational Astrophysics, Flatiron Institute
Exoplanets in Fact and Fiction
- James Hedberg, CUNY City College
Circles, Lines, and Revolutions: A Look at the Prominent Figures in Early Astronomy Texts
- Alex Teachey, Columbia University
Cosmic Perspective: The Works of Carl Sagan
Famed astrophysicist Carl Sagan once claimed, “A book is proof that humans are capable of working magic.” Visiting scholars with Astronomy on Tap, the pop-science lecture series, back up his theory with presentations on topics ranging from literary representations of exoplanets to the presence of astronomy in Renaissance literature. Think of it as science class for English majors.Buy tickets/get more info now