Harvard astronomers reflect on the 50th anniversary of the moon walk

The first moon walk

A display at the Natural History Museum examines the legacy of space exploration and the moon walk

Are we alone in the universe?

Astronomer Laura Kreidberg studies the atmospheres of extrasolar planets to search for signs of life

The Apollo 11 moon mission

A Houghton Library exhibit, including NASA artifacts, marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission

Focal Point

Everyone should vote

Professor Archon Fung says 100% voter turnout would improve the political landscape

Less driving

Professor Lisa Randall argues that fewer cars and more pedestrians make for more collaborative cities

Think more like children

Professor Avi Loeb says youthful curiosity offers a compelling model for creative research

Anecdotes aren’t data

Professor Steven Pinker wants clearer delineation between facts and feelings

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Sunday, July 21, 2019, 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Family Hike: Pollinators

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Monday, July 22, 2019, 9:00am - 5:00pm

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