Library EventThe University of Iowa and the Race for Space

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Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

06/26/2019 7:00pm 06/26/2019 8:30pm The University of Iowa and the Race for Space Did you know that Iowa played a major role in the International Space Race of the 1960s? Join UI Professor Cornelia Lang for stories of the contributions of University of Iowa scientists and students to the race for space. She will discuss the life and legacy of Professor James Van Allen and also give many examples of current spacecraft and research projects ongoing today in the Department of Physics and Astronomy that work to continue his legacy in space. Iowa City Public Library Iowa City Public Library America/Chicago public

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

Did you know that Iowa played a major role in the International Space Race of the 1960s? Join UI Professor Cornelia Lang for stories of the contributions of University of Iowa scientists and students to the race for space. She will discuss the life and legacy of Professor James Van Allen and also give many examples of current spacecraft and research projects ongoing today in the Department of Physics and Astronomy that work to continue his legacy in space.

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This event is open to the public.

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Cosponsor

Cosponsor Organization: UI Department of Physics

Cosponsor Name: Dr. Cornelia Lang