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The Cosmos: Genesis 1 & Lessons from Space


Wednesday, November 20, 2013


On Tuesday, November 19 Dr. Nobie Stone, retired senior scientist at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, will present a lecture on The Cosmos: Genesis 1 & Lessons from Space Take a tour of the cosmos and its awesome splendor as seen through the Hubble and Chandra space telescopes, beginning at the Sun and its solar system, then moving outward through our Milky Way galaxy to the edge of the cosmos. How did it all come about? Alternative views of how the material universe came to be—the Big Bang Theory and the creation story of Genesis 1:1—will be evaluated in light of the most fundamental laws of nature, including some surprising quotes from notable scientists. Sponsored by the North Alabama Local Section of the American Chemical Society, this presentation will be held at the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library Main Auditorium on Tuesday, November 19. There's to be a social hour beginning at 6:00 pm, followed by the presentation at 7:00. Light refreshments will be provided. More information: Dr. Nobie Stone is retired from the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration where he was a senior scientist at the Marshall Space Flight Center. He has flown science experiments on eight space missions and has served as Mission Scientist for the STS-46 and STS-75 Space Shuttle missions. He has been a technical referee for a number of scientific journals, has authored more than 150 scientific and technical publications and papers, and has served on the staff of the graduate school at The University of Alabama in Huntsville.

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