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Thunder and Lightning: Weather Past, Present, Future

Lauren Redniss, author of Radioactive: Marie & Pierre Curie, debuts her new title. Developed while she was an artist in residence at the Museum, Thunder & Lightning: Weather, Past, Present, Future brings Redniss’s unique style to a journey to the driest desert on Earth, to an island in the Arctic, and beyond. She considers the danger and beauty of weather, how it informs our history, and the forces that drive these meteorological events.

Questions for a Resilient Future: What Connects Culture and Conscience

The Center for Humans and Nature, in partnership with the Museum’s Center for Biodiversity and Conservation and the public radio program On Being, considers how the tapestry of humanity is woven. What does it mean to be human? Explore the interactions of culture and morality and meet other curious thinkers at the annual gathering, Questions for a Resilient Future.