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UI Museum of Natural History presents Nov. 8 lecture on meteorology

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The University of Iowa Museum of Natural History will hold a 2 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 8 slide and lecture presentation, "Oh Spacious Skies: Rainbows, Mirages, Clouds and Sun Dogs," by meteorologist Douglas Beadle at Macbride Hall Auditorium on the UI campus.

Beadle, whose talk will focus on the causes of various meteorological and optical sky phenomena, is a 30-year member of the American Meteorological Society, charter member of the National Weather Association, graduate of Coe College in physics, and occasional science writer.

The program, a part of the "Afternoon With a Scientist" lecture series, is free and open to the public. For further information or to be placed on the Museum of Natural History mailing list, call David Brenzel, program coordinator, at 319-335-0482.

10/22/98