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Earth's Thermostat: Our Solar Furnace & Gas Ceiling

Jan 28, 2015, 7:00pm - 8:15pm

The Climate Exploration Series presents Earth's Thermostat: Our Solar Furnace & Gas Ceiling at OSU’s Planetarium (Smith Lab, 100 W. 18th Ave.). The presentations will focus on the sun as the primary source of energy for Earth’s climate system and the role of the greenhouse effect in trapping heat in Earth’s atmosphere. Registration for the event will open up on November 3, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. and can be completed through the following link: Space is limited, so be sure to place reservations or join the waitlist as soon as possible!

Sponsors are the Byrd Polar Research Center, Ohio Sea Grant and Stone Laboratory, and 4-H. To learn more about this and other programs visit or call 614-688-8279.