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5:00 pm

Kathryn D. Sullivan

December 3 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Online, N/A
Portland, OR 97207
Free

In her new book, Handprints on Hubble: An Astronaut’s Story of Invention (The MIT Press), Kathryn D. Sullivan, the first American woman to walk in space, recounts her experience as part of the team that launched, rescued, repaired, and maintained the Hubble Space Telescope. The Hubble Space Telescope has revolutionized our understanding of the universe. It has, among many other achievements, revealed thousands of galaxies in what seemed to be empty patches of sky; transformed our knowledge of black holes; found dwarf planets with moons orbiting other stars; and measured precisely how fast the universe is expanding. In Handprints on Hubble, the retired astronaut describes her work on the NASA team that made all of this possible. Along the way, Sullivan chronicles her early life…

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6:00 pm

Horror Book Club (Remote)

December 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Online, N/A
Portland, OR 97207
Free

The Books Around the Corner Horror Book Club is led by the owner/librarian, Stephanie Rose, and meets monthly on the fourth Thursday of every month at 6PM. We would like to extend an invitation to all of our horror loving customers (RSVP is not required). PLEASE SEE CHANGE IN DATE FOR DECEMBER DUE TO 4TH THURSDAY IN NOVEMBER BEING THANKSGIVING. Our book discussions aim to bring people together to talk about books in a safe and inviting atmosphere. Our meetings are lovely and inclusive; we invite you to attend. Come and enjoy a lively discussion about the chosen book with other readers. Our last pick of 2020 is If It Bleeds by Stephen King and we will meet on December 3rd at 6pm. About the…

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