Cloudspotting For Beginners

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Cloudspotting For Beginners

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Member Price: $20.00
Student Price: $20.00

Discounts : All Students with school ID are free.  Kids with a paying adult are free.  For Students and kids use coupon CLOUD2019.  Cloud Appreciation Society members get $5 off with coupon CASMEM.  To use coupons add ticket to cart and enter code in the box below at the checkout screen.  

Title of Event: Cloudspotting For Beginners

Location: Boston Public Library at Copley Square

Date of Event: 10 October 2019

Time of Event: 6:30pm-7:30pm Cloudspotting for Beginners Lecture in Rabb Hall

 7:30pm-8:30pm Book signing with Gavin Pretor-Pinney and refreshments in the Courtyard Tea Room

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How many dreams begin with the sight and shape of a cloud? What secrets are held in these sky-bound companions of our lives?

In celebration of its 100th Anniversary, the American Meteorological Society announces The Eye Towards the Sky lecture series.  The inaugural lecture, “Cloudspotting for Beginners”, features Gavin Pretor-Pinney, founder of the Cloud Appreciation Society who will take you on an illustrated tour of the sky.  He will explain why the clouds look the way they do and how they reveal the invisible movements of our atmosphere.  You can read more about Gavin's work and his passion for clouds in the August issue of BAMS.

Join Gavin and AMS at the historic Boston Public Library at Copley Square on Thursday 10 October 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm for an enlightening and entertaining talk followed with a Q & A session and book signing.  Lite fare, beer and wine will be served.

Be sure to check out Gavin's TED talk to learn more about this subject;

Questions can be directed to Adam Kelly