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Adventures in Polar Research With Hamptons Observatory

Mon, 02/27/2023 - 09:03

In the next virtual talk presented by Hamptons Observatory, the noted polar explorer Ramon Larramendi will discuss his adventures in the coldest regions of the planet as well as his invention of the Inuit Windsled, which the observatory describes as "a mobile platform that is making possible scientific investigations into previously inaccessible areas."

Suffolk County Community College is co-hosting the talk, which will take place Wednesday at 2 p.m. via Zoom. The link to sign up is

The observatory also has a virtual event coming up on April 4 at 7 p.m., in partnership with the South Fork Natural History Museum, in which William Francis Taylor will discuss upcoming celestial events and the James Webb Space Telescope. On May 18 at 7 p.m., in partnership with the Southampton Arts Center, Margaret Weitekamp of the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum will talk about her new book, "Space Craze."

More information about the nonprofit Hamptons Observatory can be found on its website,

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