Calendar for Monday April 12th to Sunday April 18th 2010.

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Monday April 12th, 2010.
“Water Scarcity: How Technology Can Help Solve the Problem”
Richard Allen, University of Idaho, William Kramber, Idaho Department of Water Resources
Location: Room 226, Suite 200-North 124 Mt Auburn St, Cambridge MA

Monday April 12th, 2010
“Presenilin, APP and the Genesis of Alzheimer’s Disease”
Dennis Selkoe, Professor of Neurologic Diseases, Harvard Medical School
Location: Life Science and Engineering Basement Seminar Room (LSE B01), Boston University, 24 Cummington St, Boston.

Monday April 12th, 2010.
“Xe Marks the Spot: Hunting for Treasure with the EXO and LUX Experiments”
Carter Hall, University of Maryland
Location: MIT Building Room 26-414, Kolker Room

Monday April 12th, 2010
4:30 PM
“Expanding Wave Solutions of Einstein’s Equations which Induce an Anomalous Acceleration into the Standard Model of Cosmology”
Joel Smoller (University of Michigan)
Location: MIT, Building 2, Room 105

Tuesday, april 13th, 2010.
“International Climate Change Policy: Next Steps for Japan and the World”
Makio Miyagawa, Ambassador, Deputy Director-General for Global Issues, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan
Location: Littauer 332, Deland Classroom, 75 JFK Street, Cambridge MA
Tuesday, April 13th, 2010.
12 pm
“The News a Third Way: Substance and Speed in a World of Tweets.”
Michael Tackett, Washington bureau chief, Bloomberg News.  
Kalb Seminar Room, Taubman 275, Kennedy School, 75 JFK Street, Cambridge MA02138

Tuesday, April 13th, 2010.
“Recent Star Results”
Jan Balewski/Joe Seele, MIT
Location: MIT Kolker Room Building 26-414.  

Tuesday, April 13th, 2010.
12:30-2:00 pm
“A Tear at the Edge of Creation: Cosmos, Life and the Search for a Final Theory”
Marcello Gleiser, Professor of Natural Philosophy and Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Dartmouth College
Location: MIT Building E51-315, 2 Amherst Street, Kendall Square, Cambridge
Bring your own lunch

Tuesday, April 13th, 2010.
“DNA: Not Merely the Secret of Life”
Ned Seeman, NYU
Location: Stata Center Kirsch Auditorium, MIT Building 32-123, 32 Vassar Street, Cambridge MA.

Wednesday April 14th, 2010.
MRS Lunch ‘N Lecture Seminar: Combining cell therapy and nanoparticle drug delivery — Chemical cell surface engineering on live cells using nanoparticles
Darrell J. Irvine, Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering & Biological Engineering, MIT
Location: MIT Building 6-104

Thursday, April 15, 2010
“Dark Matter is from Cygnus: in search of a wind of Dark Matter in the Milky Way”
Gabriella Sciolla from MIT
Location: Northeastern University 114 Dana, 110 Forsyth Street, Boston, MA.

Thursday, April 15th, 2010.
4:15 pm
“The Large Hadron Collider at CERN: Entering a New Era in unraveling the Mystery of Matter, Space and Time”
Felicitas Pauss, CERN and ETH Zurich
Location: MIT Building 34, Room 101

Thursday April 15th, 2010.
“Communications Forum: Civics in difficult places”
Featuring Ethan Zuckerman
Location: MIT Building 3-270

Friday April 16th, 2010
“Investigative Reporters and Editors Workshop”
Location: John C.A. Watkins Auditorium, 4th Floor, Providence Journal, 75 Fountain Street, Providence, Rhode Island

Friday April 16th, 2010.
“Changing Science, Changing Society” An exposition of initiatives, coalitions & social movements engaging with scientific, technological & social change
Location: Ryan Lounge, 3rd floor McCormack Bldg, University of Massachusetts, Boston

Friday, April 16, 2010
2:30 pm
“LHC Phenomenology for String Hunters”
Luis Anchordoqui, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Location: Boston University, 3 Cummington St., Room 595.

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