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“David Attenborough’s Light on Earth” Film

Thursday, November 8,
7:00 pm
to 8:30 pm

David Attenborough walks in a field of glowing fireflies. (photo © Terra Mater Factual Studios)

The spectacular light produced by glowworms, fireflies, and plankton is known as “bioluminescence” – light made by living creatures. But those familiar glows and flashes are just a tiny fragment of the bioluminescent world. Explore the mysterious realm of living light with this award-winning documentary film, which follows David Attenborough and a team of researchers as they investigate the science of bioluminescence, including several species found right here in New England. Following the film, local mycologist Dave Wichland will give a brief talk to “shed some light” on bioluminescent mushrooms.

7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Putnam Theater at Keene State College. For more information, please contact Brett Amy Thelen at (603) 358-2065 or by email.

Cosponsored by the Harris Center for Conservation Education, the Monadnock Conservancy, and the KSC Film Society.

Details

Date:
Thursday, November 8
Time:
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Events Category:

Contact

Brett Amy Thelen
Phone:
(603) 358-2065
Email:
thelen@harriscenter.org

Location

Putnam Theater at Keene State College
Wyman Way
Keene, NH United States

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Website:
https://www.keene.edu/arts/putnam/