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New and Upcoming Events at the Science Tavern - August 30, 2011 Edition

From: Marc M.
Sent on: Tuesday, August 30, 2011 8:45 AM

Just posted

Tue, Oct 4, 7:00p

The Dalton Science Cafe is Born - Conserving Native Aquatic Animals  NEW

This meetup may be geographical stretch for most of us, but announcing it is our way to let members know about this exciting, new development in our science neighborhood, thanks to the organizing efforts Dawn Braswell.

This weekend at the Decatur Book Festival

Sat, Sep 3, 12:30p
Sidney Perkowitz's Slow Light 
Emory physicist and Atlanta Science Tavern member and presenter Sidney Perkowitz discusses his new book Slow Light which explores astonishing breakthroughs in the science of light having to do with quantum communications, teleportation, invisibility and more.

Sat, Sep 3, 1:45p
Holly Tucker's Blood Work 
In July some of us were treated to a wonderful Skype-mediated discussion with Holly about her new book Blood Work, which looks at the beginnings of the Scientific Revolution in the context of the first blood transfusion experiments in 17th century England and France. Here is your opportunity to hear Holly speak about Blood Work in person.

Sun, Sep 4, 2:30p
From Page to Pub to Podcast: Science Writers Address New Venues and New Media
New venues, such as science pubs like ours, and new media and social networks, such as blogs, Twitter and, are transforming the landscape of science education. This panel consisting of science writers and Science Tavern presenters, Tony Martin, Maryn McKenna and Holly Tucker will share their experiences in addressing this brave, new, wired world.

Sun, Sep 4, 5:00p
David Eagleman's Incognito
With Incognito David Eagleman, renowned neuroscience researcher and bestselling New York Times author, delves into the workings of our unconscious minds and finds there a "team of rivals" working toward a common purpose. Come hear David tell us more about his work and his writing.

Late September and Beyond

Sat, Sep 24, 7:00p

Invisible Ink Revealed: the Secret History

Wed, Oct 12, 7:00p

The Mathematics, Magic and Mystery of Martin Gardner

Note: this  meetup in the informal setting of the upstairs Wine Lounge at Java Vino will be informative and entertaining, but not highly-interactive, as I described it in last week's email.

Sat, Oct 22, 7:00p

Cool Neutrino Astrophysics at the South Pole

Sat, Nov 19, 7:00p

Mr. Jefferson and the Giant Moose

Thanks for your support and attendance!


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