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9 Awesome Exhibits from the 2018 Lamont Open House

For decades, the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory has been opening its doors to the general public during Open House. This annual celebration consists of talks by Lamont’s world-renowned experts, opportunities to connect with scientists one-on-one, and dozens of hands-on activities and experiments for kids to learn about how our planet works.

Click through the slideshow below to see some highlights from the this year’s Open House, which took place on October 13.

Explore more exhibits in the videos below.

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