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July

17 - 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing: Mirka Zapletal, MSDC

We host the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center for a presentation on the current state of space exploration and celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission and moon landing on July 16th, 1969.

19-20 -  Seek the Peak

Join us for the Nation's Premier Hiking event, our largest annual fundraiser, Seek the Peak.  Gather in the White Mountains of NH for a weekend filled with hiking, observatory tours, two parties and an amazing gear giveaway!  Learn more at www.seekthepeak.org.

24 - Connecting People with Science through Photography: Joe Klementovich

Joe Klementovich sits at the intersection of authentic photography and conservation science. Hear about his many projects both right here in New Hampshire and across the world. You may even learn a tip or two to add to your photography toolbox

27 - Overnight EduTrip: THE SCIENCE OF THUNDERSTORMS

Participate in this summit overnight experience, and examine the fascinating science behind the anatomy of thunderstorms, supercells and tornado development. Space is limited – register today!

31 - Bee Decline in New England: Olivia Saunders, UNH COOP Extention

UNH Cooperative Extension visits for a talk on the status of honey bees and native bees in New Hampshire, and what role we as individuals can take to improve their survival. Additionally, we'll highlight local and regional efforts to improve pollinator health.

August

3 - Overnight EduTrip: HURRICANES AND CYCLONES: THE SCIENCE OF TROPICAL WEATHER

Join our summit scientists and explore the mechanisms that make hurricanes and tropical systems so powerful. Learn the meteorology behind their formation, and the impacts felt beyond the tropics. Learn more here.

7 - Marty on the Mountain: Marty Engstrom

Legendary Mount Washington icon Martin "Marty" Engstrom will share stories from his long career working for WMTW-TV atop Mt. Washington.

10 - Overnight EduTrip:THE SCIENCE OF THUNDERSTORMS

Participate in this summit overnight experience, and examine the fascinating science behind the anatomy of thunderstorms, supercells and tornado development. Space is limited – register today!

14 - MWO Intern Research

Mount Washington Observatory interns devote their summers to weather and climate research on the Rockpile. We'll learn about current projects and how their findings further our mission in the Home of the World’s Worst Weather.

21 - Year Without a Summer: Will Broussard

Following the devastating eruption of Indonesia’s Mt. Tambora in 1815, the following year came to be known as the “Year Without a Summer.” We’ll explore the many natural and cultural impacts this event had on the world, including right here in New Hampshire.

31 - Overnight EduTrip: HURRICANES AND CYCLONES: THE SCIENCE OF TROPICAL WEATHER

Join our summit scientists and explore the mechanisms that make hurricanes and tropical systems so powerful. Learn the meteorology behind their formation, and the impacts felt beyond the tropics. Learn more here.

Hikers Wanted!

Hikers Wanted!

Head to the White Mountains of NH for the Nation's Premier Hiking Event, Seek the Peak, taking place July 19-20 in support of Mount Washington Observatory.

Registration is Open!
Weather Discovery Center

Weather Discovery Center

Visit our North Conway Weather Discovery Center - an interactive science museum for weather fanatics of any age!

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Alexa What is the Weather?

Alexa What is the Weather?

From the Home of the Worlds Worst Weather! Now you can get current weather information directly from the Mount Washington Observatory at summit of Mount Washington in New Hampshire.

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