Learn how to tell a story using American Sign Language (ASL) and sign stories at the Warwick Children's Book Festival on October 10th.
Thursday, June 11, 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Thursday, June 11, 2020 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
07:00 PM to 09:00 PMContact: Teen Advisor Karen Lee at firstname.lastname@example.org
Join our expert Dungeon Master on awesome adventures! Become a wizard, bard, druid, barbarian, ranger, sorcerer or more. Beginners welcome. Email Karen at email@example.com for an invitation to play.Age Group:Teen
Saturday, June 13, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Sunday, June 14, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Monday, June 15, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
07:00 PM to 08:30 PM
A new type of astronomical observatory came into existence in the past decade, and in the past several years has produced amazing results. These are the gravitational wave observatories - LIGO in the United States and VIRGO in Italy. These observatories are looking for, and now are frequently finding, minute disturbances in space-time. The sources of these disturbances have proven to be the results of collisions and mergers of black holes - a process which propagates shivers in gravity throughout the universe. What is a black hole? How do we know they exist? Where are they? And how are these new observatories finding them? What are NASA’s plans for building a gravitational wave observatory in space? These are some of the questions that will be answered in this presentation.
From 1997 to 2008, Dr. Charles Holmes was a senior program officer at NASA Headquarters. He was responsible for a suite of operating science missions observing the sun, the interplanetarysolar wind and their interactions with the Earthand other planets. Managing this program included overseeing the progress of the venerable Voyager satellites as they made their ways into interstellar space. In 2008, Dr. Holmes received NASA’s Exceptional Service Medal. Prior to joining NASA HQ, he worked for the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Johns Hopkins University as the Operations Scientist for NASA’s Far-Ultraviolet Spectroscopic Explorer. He is a retired USAF officer, where he directed research and development projects for several national security programs.
Location:Off Site – see program detailsAge Group:Adult, Teen