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Dava Sobel

Date: September 25, 2003 PDT

Author of Longitudes and Galileo’s Daughter

Moons & Measures: How Explorers Found Their Way

Thursday, September 25, 8pm, 2003

Newmark Theatre, Portland Center for the Performing Arts

1111 S.W. Broadway, Portland

Sobel is an award-winning writer and former New York Times science reporter who has contributed articles to Audubon, Discover, Life and The New Yorker. She has been a contributing editor to Harvard Magazine, writing about scientific research and the history of science. She is the author of several acclaimed books, including Galileo’s Daughter and Longitude.

Her presentation at the Newmark Theater is the kick off event for a two-day symposium, Unveiling the World in 1800, sponsored by Lewis & Clark College.

Tickets available through TicketsWest (503-224-8499) or the Portland Center for the Performing Arts box office (503-248-4335). $15 general admission, $10 students and seniors

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