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The Webfooted Astronomer - March 2002


Upcoming Events

Mark your calendar for these upcoming events:

IDA Pacific Northwest Conference

The Second Annual Pacific Northwest Conference of the International Dark Sky Associationís (IDA) northwest section, Dark Skies Northwest, will be held April 13, 2002, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the John Inskeep Environmental Learning Center, Clackamas Community College, Oregon City, Oregon, near Portland. Sponsored by the Rose City Astronomers, the conference will feature Elizabeth Alvarez, IDAís associate director, author Richard Berry, and many others. For registration and more information, see

University of Washington Science Forum

2002 University of Washington Science Forum lecture, The Ends of the World: Astrobiology and Armageddon, with Peter Ward, professor of geological sciences and adjunct professor of zoology, and Don Brownlee, professor of astronomy will be held at 7 p.m., April 2, in Kane Hall 130 on the UW campus. Advance registration is required by March 26. To register or get more information, see or call (206) 543-3839.

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