|Sent on:||Sunday, September 16, 2012 8:50 AM|
We have such a busy week coming up - including 2 events on Thursday - I decided to get my reminder email out a bit early to help people plan. Remember, you can follow us @sciencetavern on Twitter and on our Facebook page and that you can catch up with podcasts of select past meetups on iTunes.
See you at the Tavern,
"Protecting Pollinators in the Face of Climate Change" at the Atlanta Botanical Garden NEW
Pollinators are an indispensable part of a healthy environment and a secure food supply. Scott Hoffman Black of the Xerces Society will discuss the importance of insect pollinators and present straightforward actions that each and every one of us can take to protect and provide habitat for them. Check out this offer from Scoutmob for reduced Garden admission.
2012 Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony Webcast-Watching Party
It's time again for that marvelous annual celebration of improbable research known as the Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony. Please join us for this webcast-watching party at Manuel's as we stream this year's gala over the objections and guffaws of our usual crowd of science and humor enthusiasts.
What's Up with the Higgs Boson? - The Road Show Begins NEW
Thanks to our friends at the Atlanta Astronomy Club, my talk on the recent discovery of the Higgs Boson at CERN moves outside the perimeter for the very first time. Come early to socialize before their monthly general meeting.
Global Climate Change Policy - the Tragedy of the Commons Strikes Back
Paul Baer, Assistant Professor of Public Policy at Georgia Tech and an internationally recognized expert on issues of equity and climate change, will help us understand the challenges we face in developing political approaches to address global climate change.
Sat, Oct 6, 9:30a-6p
SpaceUp Atlanta - a Space Unconference Where You Create the Agenda
SpaceUp Atlanta is a space unconference, where participants decide the topics, schedule and structure of the event. If you have an idea or question about space that you are dying to talk to people about or want to learn what other people are thinking about space in our community, this is the event for you.
Our very own Jean-Philippe Gourdine is featured on the website of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Cameron Miller of the American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics (Atlanta Section) writes to let us know about their monthly social showcasing a Georgia-grown unmanned aerial vehicle.