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Towson library patrons explore final frontier in Discover Space exhibit
Towson library patrons explore final frontier in Discover Space exhibit

If a bus-sized iron asteroid traveling at approximately 12 miles per second hit New York City, would Baltimore be spared? The answer to this and other space questions can be found in Discover Space, an interactive learning exhibit on display at the Baltimore County Public Library's Towson branch through Oct. 29. Lisa Hughes, manager of the branch on York Road, said the exhibit will appeal to patrons from elementary aged kids to seniors. "We had some adults here while we were setting it up and they were using the kiosk that shows what happens when asteroids hit Earth," Hughes said. "It was fun to see their reaction when they saw the tremendous impact it would...

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