Museum of Nature & Science, 411 N. Main St., presents “STEAMpunk – Milutin
Milanković,” at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019. The program is free to the
Milanković (1879 to 1958) was a Serbian geophysicist who studied the effects of
solar energy on long-term climate changes on Earth. Best known for defining
“Milanković cycles,” he described how small changes in the Earth’s orbit around
the sun affect our climate.
by his work, participants will learn about tracking weather by constructing a
simple barometer and thermometer to measure changes in air pressure and
is offered monthly, highlighting the work of a historic scientist through
hands-on exploration. The content and activities are intended for ages 7 to 12.
Museum of Nature & Science is open from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday
through Friday, and from 9 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Saturday. The museum is
accessible through RoadRUNNER Transit Route 1, Stop 36. For information, visit
the City’s Museum System website or call 575/522-3120.