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New and Upcoming Events at the Science Tavern - November 28, 2011 Edition

From: Marc M.
Sent on: Monday, November 28, 2011 10:25 AM

There are lots of Science Tavern events this week, including a just-posted hike to be led by Josh Gough Saturday. Also, our program heads into the new year - and to Mars - with Ginny Mauldin-Kinney in January. Please take a look-see. Remember you can follow us on Twitter @sciencetavern and on our Facebook page.

See you at the Tavern and around town,
Marc


New

Saturday, 10:00a  
Science in Motion: Fall Hike at Arabia Mountain  NEW
Josh Gough continues our "Science in Motion" series with this hike at nearby Arabia Mountain. This is a chance to get out to enjoy nature and have any conversation about science - or whatever else you like - with Science Tavern friends.

Wednesday, Jan 11, 7:00p
Mars Curiosity Rover - Assessing the Conditions for Life on the Red Planet  NEW
Science Tavern member, Georgia State Geosciences graduate student and NASA / JPL Solar System Ambassador, Ginny Mauldin-Kinney discusses the mission objectives of the just-launched Mars Curiosity Rover, which will arrive on the Red Planet in early August.


This week

Thursday, 11:00a
Celebration of Mind: Connecting Mathematics, Magic and Mystery
Spelman College mathematics professor Colm Mulcahy continues the celebration of the illustrious recreational mathematician Martin Gardner with this talk at Georgia Tech, hosted by Ernie Croot of the Department of Mathematics there.

Thursday, 5:30p
World AIDS Day Lecture - An Historical Perspective on HIV/AIDS Prevention & Treatment
In commemoration of World AIDS Day and in conjunction with two ongoing exhibits, Graphic Intervention: 25 Years of World AIDS Posters and The AIDS Memorial Quilt, the Museum of Design Atlanta will be open 24 hours and will offer this lecture by pediatric infectious disease specialist, Dr. Andres Camacho-Gonzalez, as part of the day’s program. Many thanks to Jane Kelly for suggesting and hosting this event.

Sunday, 3:00p
Earth at the Crossroads: Understanding the Ecology of a Changing Planet - 9 of 9
This installment concludes the Great Courses DVD series and will feature: Strategies for Reversing Ecosystem Decline; Designing Spaces for Wildlife; Toward Sustainable Urban Ecosystems; and Recovering Ecosystems - Hope for the Future. Thanks to Josh Gough and Dave Carlson for hosting this informative series!


Next week

Sat, Dec 10, 7:00p
Holiday Science Trivia Challenge
There are plenty of seats left for our custom-made, science-only team trivia competition. Please encourage any students you know, high school or college, to attend. $100 in Manuel’s gift certificates will be offered as prize money.

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