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The Library will be hosting a virtual screening of The Hunt for Planet B over the weekend of July 22. This film captures the human drama behind NASA’s high-stakes Webb Telescope which launched on December 25, 2021. The film interweaves the creation of this massive machine – the most ambitious space observatory every built – with the story of a pioneering group of female scientists on a quest to find life beyond our solar system. What begins as a real-time scientific adventure turns into a deep meditation on our place in the universe. On the brink of seeing farther out than ever before, we find ourselves looking back at our own imperiled planet with new eyes. Interested viewers should email the Library at whpl_mail@clamsnet.org to sign up to receive the viewing link.