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New and Upcoming Events at the Science Tavern - October 17, 2011 Edition

From: Marc M.
Sent on: Monday, October 17, 2011 9:32 AM

It’s a busy week this week at the Science Tavern. We have a couple of new meetups on our own calendar, and there other additional events around town that we think  you might also like to check out.


New
Sun, Oct 23, 3:00p  NEW
Earth at the Crossroads: Understanding the Ecology of a Changing Planet - 3 of 9
Sun, Oct 30, 3:00p  NEW
Earth at the Crossroads: Understanding the Ecology of a Changing Planet - 4 of 9
Our “Earth at the Crossroads” Great Courses DVD series continues with these 2 installments.

Also Tues, Nov 1, 7:00p
The brand-spanking-new Dalton Science Cafe continues at the Dalton Freight Depoit with a talk on “Effects of 16th Century European Contact with Native Populations of the Southeast” by Jim Langford of the Coosawattee Foundation.

This week
Thursday, 6:30pm
“Conservation of Orchids in the Southeast” at the Atlanta Botanical Garden
Join us as Matt Richards leads an interactive discussion of native orchid conservation in the Southeast, including his adventures in the Fakahatchee Strand, home to the famous Ghost Orchid. This is the last Botanical Garden science cafe of the season and an opportunity to take in their Fest-of-Ale.

Saturday, 7:00p Cool Neutrino Astrophysics at the South Pole  EXPANDED Find out how Georgia Tech astrophysicist, Ignacio Taboada, uses the gigantic IceCube neutrino detector at the South Pole to open a new window onto the universe. Ignacio will also be entertaining questions about the recent “discovery” of faster-than-light neutrinos as part of the discussion. We’ve expanded this meetup to include an additional 40 seats, so please sign up!

Also
Tomorrow,  7:00p
In addition to their science cafe Thursday, the Botanical Garden will be presenting “Saving the Rainforest in Six Dimensions with Shamans and Google Earth” tomorrow as part of their Dorothy Chapman Fuqua lecture series.

Saturday, 1:00p
New Science Tavern member Jay Schindler is organizing a "Celebration of Mind" at Mercer (Atlanta) in honor of the life and legacy of Martin Garden. The Atlanta Skeptics have announced a meetup for this event here.

November
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 Science Tavern and all around town!

Marc

 

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