Lecture Series to Address Solar Storms, Saturn’s Moon, Global Economy and More


WEBWIRE – Saturday, April 12, 2014

The spring/summer lecture series from the Science, Technology and Business Division at the Library of Congress will include illustrated talks by NASA scientists on the exploration of the universe, solar storms and Titan, Saturn’s exotic moon. Other experts will investigate the global economy and discuss the biological consequences of nuclear disasters.

The series runs from April 22 to Aug. 19. All lectures, which are free and open to the public, will take place in the Library’s James Madison Memorial Building, 101 Independence Ave. S.E., Washington, D.C. Tickets and reservations are not needed.

More detailed information about the topics and speakers will be highlighted in the next several months on the Library’s science blog “Inside Adams” at blogs.loc.gov/inside_adams/.

Series Schedule

The Library of Congress maintains one of the largest and most diverse collections of scientific and technical information in the world. The Science, Technology and Business Division provides reference and bibliographic services and develops the general collections of the Library in all areas of science, technology, business and economics, with the exception of clinical medicine and technical agriculture, which are the subject specialties of the National Library of Medicine and the National Agricultural Library. For more information, visit www.loc.gov/rr/scitech.

The Library of Congress, the nation’s oldest federal cultural institution and the largest library in the world, holds more than 158 million items in various languages, disciplines and formats. The Library serves the U.S. Congress and the nation both on-site in its reading rooms on Capitol Hill and through its award-winning website at www.loc.gov.

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