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Martians and a Hole in the Sky: Amherst Astronomer David Todd

January 18, 2018 @ 12:15 pm1:00 pm
| Cost: $4 | Cost for Members: $2

David Todd taught in the Valley in the late-19th and early 20th centuries. The telescope that he built at Amherst College in 1905 was one of the finest in the nation, and still stands today. Todd, a master inventor who once worked with Thomas Edison, was a leader in studies of the Sun’s atmosphere and the planet Mars.

Presented by George Greenstein, Professor Emeritus of Astronomy, Amherst College.

Tickets available first-come, first-serve on the day of the lecture at the Welcome Center. The audience is invited to bring a lunch to enjoy during the program. Free coffee available. Cookies provided courtesy of Big Y.

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January 18, 2018
12:15 pm–1:00 pm


Springfield Museums
21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States


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