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Know Cosmos - Weird History of Eclipses

Thursday, August 17  |  6:00pm - 7:00pm

Did you know that Columbus tricked the Arawak Indians into feeding him and his crew for almost four months with a lunar eclipse? That astronomers proved Einstein's theory of relativity using a solar eclipse? That an eclipse once stopped a war? Eclipses can be shocking and scary if you don't know what's happening. We'll talk about eclipse myths and history from around the world. Presented by Meg Thatcher from the Five College Astronomy Department at Smith College.

Location:East Bend Library
62080 Dean Swift Road
Phone: 541-312-1032
Email: lizg@deschuteslibrary.org
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