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Breaking ice: climate change, glaciers, and our melting planet
- This event is a production of the Atlanta Botanical Garden as part of their Science Cafe series. - Although the cafe itself is free, regular charges for Garden admission apply. - Seating is on a first-come basis; RSVPs are not required to attend. Justin Burton, Assistant Professor Department of Physics Emory University Dr. Justin Burton is an assistant professor of physics at Emory University. He received his Ph.D. in physics from the University of California, Irvine in 2006. His lab studies the physics of complex systems, from the molecular to the geophysical scale, including soft materials, fluid mechanics, and natural systems. In 2015 he received a CAREER award from the National Science Foundation for his work on nonlinear dynamics in amorphous materials. Dr. Burton's lab also studies the physics of glaciers and the boundary between the ice and the ocean. He is particularly passionate about climate change research and education. Photo: Muir Glacier, Alaska: August 13, 1941 and August 31, 2004 (NASA).

Atlanta Botanical Garden Mershon Hall

1345 Piedmont Avenue NE · Atlanta, GA

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Public Group

If you are excited by science - but not necessarily a science professional - and you live in the Atlanta area, then the Atlanta Science Tavern is the meetup for you.

Our program is centered on a fourth Saturday of the month meeting at Manuel's Tavern, which features a speaker - typically a scientist from a nearby university or research center - who presents his or her work to a smart general audience of science enthusiasts. We also host occasional presentations as part of our ongoing Young Researchers Series, which features talks by graduate students and postdocs.

In addition, we organize social outings and field trips that provide opportunities for our members to experience science as it expresses itself in the community at large. Public lectures at local universities, most prominently the Georgia Tech College of Sciences, are a mainstay of our meetup calendar.

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