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July 2015
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Earth, the Arts, and the Meaning of Nature

July 11 @ 9:15 pm

Human beings have always tried to understand Earth’s place in the universe and their own place in the natural world, but these issues have taken on increased urgency in an era of climate change and continuing threats to ecological systems. This wide-ranging seminar will explore changing perceptions of our planet among both scientists and creative artists. Adrienne Erickcek will discuss recent studies of the “Big Bang” and current astronomical knowledge of the earth’s long-term trajectory within the universe. Carolyn Allmendinger…

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