New and Upcoming Events at the Science Tavern - October 3, 2011 Edition

From: Marc M.
Sent on: Monday, October 3, 2011 9:39 AM

We've added several new events to our calendar, some of them coming up very soon. Please check out what we have in store for the next couple of months and be sure to update your RSVPs if your plans have changed. Keep in mind, our featured events - noted with a * - are subject to our open seating policy.

This week

Tomorrow, 7:00p

"Darwin's Sacred Cause" - Lecture at the Fernbank Museum  NEW

This lecture is free and open to the public, but you must call[masked] to make a reservation in order to attend.

Next Week

Sun, Oct 9, 3:00p

Earth at the Crossroads: Understanding the Ecology of a Changing Planet - 1 of 9 *  NEW

This is the first in a 9-part series of DVD viewings that Josh Gough has organized with the support of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta (UUCA) based on the Teaching Company's Great Courses offering. Feel free to sign up for any meetups in the series that appeal to you.

Wed, Oct 12, 7:00p

The Mathematics, Magic and Mystery of Martin Gardner *

In anticipation of the annual Celebrations of Mind honoring Martin Gardner, Spelman math professor Colm Mulcahy will use this installment of our Science Rathskeller to tell us more about this fascinating man and his work.

Fri, Oct 14, 6:30p

"Selections" Art Opening Celebrating the Darwin Exhibit at Fernbank

Join us for a showing of this art collection which accompanies the ongoing Darwin exhibit at Fernbank. We will tour the exhibit and those interested can take in an IMAX movie as part of Fernbank's weekly Martinis and IMAX event.

Later in October

Sun, Oct 16, 3:00p

Earth at the Crossroads: Understanding the Ecology of a Changing Planet - 2 of 9 *  NEW

Our "Earth at the Crossroads" DVD series continues.

Thu, Oct 20, 6:30p

"Conservation of Orchids in the Southeast” at the Atlanta Botanical Garden  NEW

This is the final science cafe of the season at the Garden. It will also be a wonderful opportunity to take in their Fest-of-Ale, held Thursdays during the month of October.

Sat, Oct 22, 7:00p

Cool Neutrino Astrophysics at the South Pole *

What could be a hotter topic than cool neutrinos?


Wed, Nov 9, 7:00p

Peptides: A New Vocabulary in the Language of Life *

Sat, Nov 19, 7:00p

Mr. Jefferson and the Giant Moose *

Hope to see you at the Tavern, the Rathskeller, the Garden, UUCA and all around our science city,


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