Jaga Richter, a scientist at the National Center for Atmopspheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder, Colorado, recently shared a story in The Plainspoken Scientist, a science communication blog from the American Geophysical Union (AGU).
Richter talks about the NCAR Explorer Series, public lecture series designed to teach the public about cutting edge topics in atmospheric research and its importance to society. The first event was well-received, to say the least: all the seats were filled within 24 hours of placing an ad in the local newspaper, and an encore lecture needed to be scheduled for later that week to accomodate a long waiting list of eager Boulder community members. To learn more about the NCAR Explorer Series and their upcoming lectures, visit their website. Their first 2017 lecture, "Front Range air quality: Impacts on you and your Colorado playground," is tomorrow, January 11, 2017, at 7pm MST, and can be viewed via a live webcast.