HHMI Janelia Farm Research Campus-DIALOGUES OF DISCOVERY

  • December 12, 2012 · 5:30 PM
  • HHMI Janelia Farm Research Campus

Ok you science loving heathens!

it's getting close to another of our Dialogues of Discovery talks at HHMI Janelia Farm!  The next scheduled Dialogues of Discovery talk will be on Dec. 12.  This is a wednesday.  Tickets for this talk will start to be released 4 weeks before the talk so this puts it about Nov. 13 or so.  The speaker for this talk will be Janelia's own Dr. Eric Betzig.  I'm not exactly sure what the talk will be about yet.  However, Here is Eric's bio on the Janelia webpage:  http://www.janelia.org/people/scientist/eric-betzig

Once I have all the information I will update this meetup with the link to get tickets.  Tickets are free for this event, but you have to reserve one before they sell out.   Like in times past, I will be hosting both dinner before the talk at Bob's pub here at Janelia as well as a tour of Janelia Farm after the talk.  I can take no more than 6 people for the tours.  So I will take a first email first serve on this.  You can RSVP to me at [masked] if you want to go on the tour.  I'm also taking no more than 10 RSVPs for the dinner prior to the talk.  If you would like to have dinner at Janelia Farm prior to the tour, email me at [masked].


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  • Rich


    Thanks for hosting the (large) dinner and the tour after the lecture. Vicky and I both enjoyed it!


    1 · December 19, 2012

    • Larry

      My pleasure!!!!

      December 19, 2012

  • Joe G.

    Rats, I missed out. it's sold out now. :-(

    December 6, 2012

    • Larry

      Hey Joe, this is why I thought you weren't coming. :)

      December 13, 2012

    • Joe G.

      Well, there you go. My memory is a sieve! :-)

      December 13, 2012

  • Connie

    It was another brilliant lecture by an enthusiastic presenter.

    1 · December 13, 2012

  • Larry

    I had a great time with everyone who showed up! I hope everyone enjoyed it.

    December 13, 2012

  • Kelly B.

    Amazing!!! I had a fantastic time and enjoyed every second of being there.

    1 · December 13, 2012

  • Larry

    Information on the talk:
    Since the twin inventions of the microscope and telescope more than 400 years ago, our understanding of the universe and our place within it has expanded enormously. Eric Betzig, a group leader at Janelia Farm Research Campus, will describe some of the key players in this saga, and how technological innovations to see the most distant bodies in space have made it possible to see the most minute features within our own bodies.

    Dr. Betzig will speak on Wednesday, December 12, at 7 p.m., in the auditorium at the Janelia Farm Research Campus, 19700 Helix Drive, Ashburn, VA. His talk is entitled, "All Things Great and Small: Historical Connections Between Astronomy and Microscopy". The doors will open at 6:30 p.m.

    All attendees must have a ticket.

    November 15, 2012

  • Larry

    Ok everyone...Tickets for this even or now being given out free of charge, BUT YOU MUST HAVE A TICKET!!!!!

    Get your free tickets here:

    November 15, 2012

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