70th Anniversary of the Ames Lab, Historic Plaques

Adam Schwartz, Director of the Ames Lab, and Vitali Pacharsky, Distinguished Professor, Division of Materials Science & Engineering with Ames Lab and ISU, celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Ames Lab, Ames' signature federal research facility at Iowa State University. They describe the origins and spirit, unique features, and some pivotal projects that have helped define the Lab as a world leader in Science.

Alex Fejfar from the Ames History Center, talks about the historic plaque project for building in Downtown Ames. There will be Main Street Building Secrets, a lecture, presented by Sharon Wirth and Judy Gilger, who, while researching for the downtown historical plaque project, uncovered many intriguing facts about downtown structures, businesses and the people who built them. The lecture will be on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 7:00 PM in the Ames Public Library.

Originally broadcast 05/19/2017
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