Calendar for Monday April 5th to Sunday April 11th 2010.

Send event suggestions to nesciencewriterscalendar@gmail.com by Wednesday  for events occurring the following week.

Monday, April 5th, 2010.
2pm
Nuclear and Particle Theory Seminar
“Precision Higgs Mass Prediction from the Multiverse”
Yasunori Nomura of LBL
Location: MIT Building 6c-422 Center for Theoretical Physics, Cosman Seminar Room
For more information: Joyce Berggren 617-253-4827 jib@mit.edu
http://ctp.lns.mit.edu/seminars/seminars_NP.html

Monday April 5th, 2010.
4pm
Biological Chemistry Seminar
“Using CO2 for energy: metalloenzyme complexes for carbon fixation in acetogenic bacteria”
Yang Kung, MIT, Department of Chemistry, Drennan Lab
For more information: Chemistry Department efong@mit.edu
http://events.mit.edu/event.html?id=11599221&date=2010/04/05

Monday April 5th, 2010.
6pm
2010 Prather Lectures
“Biodiversity and the Future of Biology.”  
E. O. Wilson
Location: Sanders Theater, Memorial Hall, 45 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA 02138
Tickets at http://ofa.fas.harvard.edu/cal/details.php?ID=40839
http://golgi.harvard.edu/NewsEvents/News/prather5_3-3-10.html

Monday, April 5th, 2010.
6pm
“Covering Health Care Reform in the New Media Age: What Has Changed and What Can We Learn?”
Robert Blendon, professor of health policy and management, Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard School of Public Health; Dr. Timothy Johnson, medical editor, ABC News; Ezra Klein, blogger on economic and domestic policy, Washingtonpost.com, and columnist, Newsweek magazine; Julie Rovner, health policy correspondent, National Public Radio.
Location: Wiener Auditorium, Taubman Building, Harvard Kennedy School of Government, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge 02139.
http://www.hks.harvard.edu/presspol/news_events/calendar.html

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010.
12pm
“Campaigns at the Digital Frontier: How to Win in 2010.”
Peter D. Greenberger, head of industry relations, Google, Inc.
Kalb Seminar Room, Taubman 275, Harvard Kennedy School of Government, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge 02139. http://www.hks.harvard.edu/presspol/news_events/calendar.html

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010.
4pm
2010 Prather lectures
“The Superorganism”
E.O. Wilson
Location: The Science Center, One Oxford St, Cambridge MA 02138
http://golgi.harvard.edu/NewsEvents/News/prather5_3-3-10.html

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010.
4pm
Knight science journalism seminar
“Robotics in the sea and in space”
David Mindell, director of MIT’s Program in Science, Technology and Society
Location: Knight Science Journalism Seminar Room MIT Building E19-623
http://web.mit.edu/knight-science/seminars/current.html

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010.
4.30pm
“Astrochemistry: From H3+ to C60”
Benjamin McCall
Location: MIT Building 6-120
For more information: Chemistry Department 617-258-7492 amh@mit.edu
http://events.mit.edu/event.html?id=11599040&date=2010/04/05

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010.
2pm
String/Theory Seminar
“Massive Gravity in Three Dimensions”
Eric Bergshoeff, University of Groningen
Location:  MIT Building 6c-422 Center for Theoretical Physics, Cosman Seminar Room
http://ctp.lns.mit.edu/seminars/seminars_gravity.html

Wednesday, April 7th 2010.
4pm
2010 Prather lectures
“Consilience”
E.O. Wilson
Location: The Science Center, One Oxford St, Cambridge MA 02138
http://golgi.harvard.edu/NewsEvents/News/prather5_3-3-10.html

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010.
6pm
New England Science Writers Event!
Chris Mooney, author, blogger and Knight Science Journalism Fellow and author of The Republican War on Science talks about the blogosphere
Location: MIT Building 32 (the Stata Center), Seminar Room D463 (Star)
Cost $5. Please RSVP to eugenie dot reich at gmail dot com
https://neswonline.com/2010/03/23/chris-mooney-talk-at-6pm-wednesday-april-7th-2010/

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010.
6.30pm
“Science and Creativity”
Marcia Bartusiak and Lisa Randall
Location: First Parish Church, 3 Church Street, Cambridge MA 02138.
http://www.harvard.com/events/press_release.php?id=2496

Thursday, April 8th, 2010.
12-1pm
“Towards an Indian and an African Manifesto for Science and Technology – or how STS goes global”
Professor Wiebe Bijker, University of Maastricht
Location: MIT Building E51-095
Bring your own lunch

Thursday April 8th, 2010.
4pm
Knight Science Journalism Seminar
“Geopolitics of Energy”
Henry Lee, Director of the Environment and Natural Resources Program at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Kennedy School of Government
Location: Knight Science Journalism Seminar Room, MIT Building E19-623.
http://web.mit.edu/knight-science/seminars/current.html

Thursday April 8th, 2010.
4pm
”High-z galaxy formation in the standard cosmology”
Avishai Dekel of Hebrew University
Location: Phillips Auditorium, Building D, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, 60 Garden St, Cambridge MA 02138.
http://www.cfa.harvard.edu/events/colloquia/
Thursday April 8th, 2010.
4.15pm
“Is Physical Reality a Matrix?”
Jim Gates, University of Maryland
Location: MIT Building 10-250
http://web.mit.edu/physics/events/colloquia.html

Friday April 9th, 2010.
9am-5pm
Online Media Legal Network Conference
“Journalism’s Digital Transition: Unique Legal Challenges and Opportunities”
Location: Langdell Hall and Austin Hall at Harvard Law School, 1563 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138
Cost $275
http://www.omln.org/conference
Friday April 9th, 2010.
3pm
“Microbial synthesis of drugs and fuels via synthetic biology” 
Huimin Zhao, Centennial Chair of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Location: MIT Building 66-110
http://web.mit.edu/cheme/news/seminar.html

Sunday April 7th, 2010.
2pm
“Wild Urban Plants of the Northeast”
Peter del Tredici
Location: Harvard Museum of Natural History, 25 Oxford Street, Cambridge MA 02138.
http://www.hmnh.harvard.edu/lectures_and_special_events/index.php

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