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Celebrate Spring Break at Lowell

1 Apr 2010, 03:40 UTC
Celebrate Spring Break at Lowell
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Lowell is currently open every day (except Easter, on which we are closed) from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., with guided grounds tours at 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
We are also open every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday evening from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. To accommodate spring break guests we will also open on the evenings of April 1 and 8 from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
April 7 Flagstaff Night Special Program
On the first Wednesday Night of each month Lowell celebrates Flagstaff Night, highlighted by the Lowell Astronomer Series. On the evening of April retired educator and amateur astronomer Klaus Brasch will give a program, Is Earth Unique? Although astronomers have discovered well over 400 exoplanets around nearby stars, we continue to search for other Earth-like worlds in hopes of answering the age-old question “Are we alone in the universe?” Some argue that conditions favoring the evolution of advanced life on Earth are so unusual that we may be unique. Others note that given the billions of likely planets in our galaxy, intelligent life is probably widespread. We will examine both sides of the debate.
Observe Mars, Saturn, star clusters, nebulae, and more ...

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