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Austin Peay State University collaboration brings New York University Matthew Stanley professor to campus to lecture on ‘Einstein’s War’

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU)

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – New York University history of science professor Dr. Matthew Stanley will visit Austin Peay State University (APSU) on Monday, April 22nd, 2019 to deliver a lecture on “Albert Einstein’s War: How World War I Made Relativity.”

Albert Einstein and Dr. Matthew Stanley

Albert Einstein and Dr. Matthew Stanley

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Girl Scouts volunteer for Earth Day event at Cheatham Lake

 

Written by Leon Roberts
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District

U.S. Army Corps of EngineersAshland City, TN – Local Girl Scouts joined park rangers at Cheatham Lake today for Earth Day activities, and their volunteer work contributed toward earning a Community Service badge.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Park Rangers discussed topics such as what is Earth Day, importance of planting native species plants, bird habitats, wetlands, and water safety.

These Girl Scouts from Troop 390 plant native plants and grasses April 28, 2018 that will become an Ecological Landscape Exhibit for visitors to Cheatham Lake in Ashland City, Tenn. (UTrey Church)

These Girl Scouts from Troop 390 plant native plants and grasses April 28, 2018 that will become an Ecological Landscape Exhibit for visitors to Cheatham Lake in Ashland City, Tenn. (UTrey Church)

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Campbell Crossing celebrates Earth Day on Fort Campbell

 

Campbell CrossingFort Campbell, KY – Campbell Crossing, the on-post housing community on Fort Campbell, recently hosted their annual Earth Day Extravaganza. The event was a huge success with soldiers, residents and families who came out to participate.

The event kicked off with the planting of a shade tree at the Werner Park Community Center, donated by the Fort Campbell Exchange.

Residents of all ages had a blast digging for worms.

Residents of all ages had a blast digging for worms.

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Nashville Zoo to hold Earth Day Celebration on April 20th

 

Nashville ZooNashville, TN – Join the Nashville Zoo in celebrating Earth Day at our third annual Party for the Planet on Friday, April 20th,2018. Activities will include special keeper talks, docent-led conservation activities and games, a recycled art contest and more. Party for the Planet is free with Zoo admission or membership.

Visitors can enter a recycled art contest for a chance to win a free Zoo Family Membership. Art pieces will be displayed at the Zoo on April 20th between 10:00am–2:00pm along the Savannah Loop.

Nashville Zoo's Third Annual Party for the Planet set for April 20th. (Caitlyn Harris)

Nashville Zoo’s Third Annual Party for the Planet set for April 20th. (Caitlyn Harris)

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Fort Campbell Soldiers and Families attend Earth Day 2016

 

Campbell CrossingFort Campbell, KY – Campbell Crossing’s 2016 Earth Day event was a huge success over the weekend. Fort Campbell Soldiers and family members came out for an afternoon full of exciting games and activities including fun crafts, face painting, educational booths, food from Whitt’s BBQ and more.

Although the event was planned to be outdoors, the rain did not keep residents away. The event held at the Family Resource Center, kicked off with the National Anthem, the Fort Campbell Troop 101 Boy Scouts presenting the Colors, and the Department of Environment-Forestry presenting the Tree City Award to Garrison Commander Col. James R. Salome.

The Department of Environment-Forestry presented the Tree City Award to Garrison Commander Col. James R. Salome.

The Department of Environment-Forestry presented the Tree City Award to Garrison Commander Col. James R. Salome.

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Nashville Zoo to hold Party for the Planet on April 22nd

 

Nashville ZooNashville, TN – Join the Nashville Zoo in celebrating Earth Day at our first annual Party for the Planet on April 22nd. Activities will include special keeper talks, docent conservation tours, a recycled art contest, games and more. Party for the Planet is free with Zoo admission or membership.

Visitors (ages 4-18) can enter a recycled art contest for a chance to win a free Zoo Family Membership. Art pieces will be displayed at the Zoo between 9:00am – 4:00pm along the Savannah Loop.

Pre-registration is required and can be done on the Nashville Zoo’s website.

Nashville Zoo to Throw a Party for the Planet. (Amiee Stubbs)

Nashville Zoo to Throw a Party for the Planet. (Amiee Stubbs)

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Over than 350 Fort Campbell Soldiers and family members attend annual Earth Day event

 

Campbell CrossingFort Campbell, KY – Campbell Crossing’s 2014 Earth Day event was a huge success over the weekend. With more than 350 Fort Campbell Soldiers and family members in attendance, the afternoon was full of exciting games and activities including fun crafts, face painting, educational booths, food from Whitt’s BBQ and more.

The event kicked off with the traditional tree dedication, led by Garrison Commander Col. David L. “Buck” Dellinger.

More than 350 Soldiers and their families came out to enjoy fun attractions such as face painting, educational booths and presentations from the Nashville Zoo and the Channel 4 Weather team!

More than 350 Soldiers and their families came out to enjoy fun attractions such as face painting, educational booths and presentations from the Nashville Zoo and the Channel 4 Weather team!

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Campbell Crossing to host Earth Day event today

 

Campbell CrossingClarksville, Tn –Campbell Crossing, Lend Lease’s privatized military housing community located on Fort Campbell, will host its annual Earth Day event on Saturday, April 26th from 1:00pm-4:00pm. The theme of this year’s event is Upcycle and Recycle. The free resident event will provide families the opportunity to meet their neighbors and enjoy an afternoon of fun activities and presentations for the entire family.

Campbell Crossing to host Earth Day Event Saturday (photo courtesy Campbell Crossing)

Campbell Crossing to host Earth Day Event Saturday (photo courtesy Campbell Crossing)

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Austin Peay State University releases 2014 football schedule

 

From APSU Sports Information

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, Tn – The next chapter in Governors football history features five home dates – including the much-anticipated Sept. 13th home opener in a refurbished Governors Stadium – on the Austin Peay State University 2014 football schedule, released by head coach Kirby Cannon, Monday.

Austin Peay releases 2014 football schedule (Clarksville Sports Network)

Austin Peay releases 2014 football schedule (Clarksville Sports Network)

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NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter data used to create New Earthrise simulation

 

Written by Bill Steigerwald
NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationGreenbelt, MD – NASA has issued a new visualization of the events leading to one of the iconic photographs of the 20th Century – Earth rising over the moon captured by the crew of the Apollo 8 mission.

The photo known as Earthrise is the first color photograph of Earth taken by a person in lunar orbit. Earthrise is the cover photo of TIME’s Great Images of the 20th Century, and is the central photo on the cover of LIFE’s 100 Photographs That Changed the World.

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