Re: [asa] Fw: Public Lecture: Discovery of Global Warming

From: John Burgeson (ASA member) <hossradbourne@gmail.com>
Date: Fri May 15 2009 - 15:30:48 EDT

For those who are interested, Weart's book THE DISCOVERY OF GLOBAL
WARMING (Revised edition) is available in paperback for about $15.00
and is an absolutely terrific read.

On 5/14/09, Michael Roberts <michael.andrea.r@ukonline.co.uk> wrote:
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Costica Bradatan" <bradatan@MAIL.H-NET.MSU.EDU>
> To: <H-IDEAS@H-NET.MSU.EDU>
> Sent: Thursday, May 14, 2009 10:38 PM
> Subject: Public Lecture: Discovery of Global Warming
>
>
> You are cordially invited to
> a public lecture and discussion
>
> The Discovery of Global Warming
>
> Spencer R. Weart
> Center for History of Physics at the
> American Institute of Physics
>
> Wednesday, 27 May 2009
>
> Time:
>
> 6:30 p.m.
>
> Location:
>
> The Academy of Natural Sciences
> 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
>
> Directions:
>
> http://www.ansp.org/visit/directions.php
> <http://www.ansp.org/visit/directions.php>
>
> RSVP:
>
> www.pachs.net
>
>
> This lecture is free and open to the public.
>
> Dr. Weart describes how we got to our current understanding of global
> warming, beginning as a detective story involving a few scientists
> obsessed with the mysteries of climate change, and growing to an epic
> tale involving entire governments, national publics, and international
> communities of scientists.
>
> Spencer R. Weart, originally trained as a physicist, is a noted
> historian specializing in the history of modern physics and geophysics.
> Until his retirement in 2009 he was Director of the Center for History
> of Physics of the American Institute of Physics in College Park,
> Maryland, USA, and he continues to be affiliated with the Center. His
> most recent book is The Discovery of Global Warming (revised edition,
> 2008), a condensed version of his extensive and widely used scholarly
> website on the history of climate change research
> <http://www.aip.org/history/climate/index.html> .
>
> This talk is part of the Town Square: Science for Citizens
> <http://www.ansp.org/environmental/town_square.php> program of the
> Academy of Natural Sciences.
>
> The Philadelphia Area Center for History of Science
> <http://www.pachs.net> is a consortium of educational and cultural
> institutions that uses the exceptional resources of the Philadelphia
> area to promote public and scholarly understanding of the history of
> science, technology, and medicine.
>
>
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> The Honors College
> Texas Tech University
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