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HMNS Weekly Happeinings
April 9, 2018 · Be The First To Comment

  Lecture – Jousting – The Sport of Kings Jousting tournaments were held as grand sporting and social events in medieval times. These events sealed the mystique of the knight into modern times. In full knight armor, historian and historical jousting competitor Steve Hemphill will the take us through the various events of a grand […]

Who is Yuri and why are we celebrating Yuri’s Night at Mixers & Elixirs?
April 10, 2014 · Be The First To Comment

Yuri’s Night is upon us, and we’re hosting Mixers & Elixirs: Yuri’s Night on Friday night to celebrate the past, present and future of space exploration. But wait a second. Who’s Yuri and what’s he got to do with space exploration? Yuri Gagarin was the first person to be launched into space and orbit the […]

Rice hosts Space Frontiers Lecture Series! [Free]
January 20, 2011 · Be The First To Comment

Find out what’s happening on the Final Frontier in a new series of free lectures offered by Rice University! The first – The Adventure and Wonder of Space Exploration with former astronaut Loren Acton – is tonight at 7 pm in McMurtry Auditorium at Rice’s Duncan Hall. Busy tonight? Never fear! Subsequent lectures will be […]

Happy Birthday George Observatory!
October 14, 2009 · Be The First To Comment

20 years ago, it was still the 80s. The Hubble Telescope had not been launched, nor returned the extraordinary images from the deepest regions of space that inspire such wonder today. Construction on the International Space Station hadn’t yet begun, and Pluto was still a planet. And, 20 years ago today, the George Observatory was born. […]



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