Calendar for Monday May 10th to Sunday May 16th, 2010.

Monday, May 10th, 2010.
8:30 am – 2:30 pm
“Synaptic Failure and the Cognitive Deficits of Alzheimer’s Disease”
Location: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT Faculty Club, 50 Memorial Drive, Building E52 – 6th Floor Cambridge, MA.
More information or to RSVP: Contact Pat Kearney at 561-213-3700 or Ashley Hart at 540-797-5438.

Monday, May 10th 2010.
“How Changes in Atmospheric Particles Can Affect Clouds and Climate”
Dr. Daniel J. Cziczo, Pacific Northwest National Labortory
Location: MIT Building 54-915

Monday, May 10th 2010.
“Secluded dark matter and dark forces”
Maxim Pospelov, Perimeter Institute
Location: Massachusetts Institute of Technology Nuclear and Particle Theory Seminar Center for Theoretical Physics, Building 6c-442 Cosman seminar room

Monday, May 10th 2010.
“Looking Ahead to the Future of NASA”
Charles F. Bolden, Jr., NASA Administrator
Location: MIT Building 32-123

Monday May 10th, 2010.
“Sea Level Rising: The Chatham Story”
William Sargent, Author and consultant for Nova
Location: New England Aquarium, 1 Central Wharf, Boston MA
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Tuesday, May 11th 2010
“Dark Matter is from Cygnus: in search of a wind of Dark Matter in the Milky Way”
Gabriella Sciolla of MIT
Brandeis University Martin Weiner Lecture Series — Physics Department Colloquium Abelson 131
Tuesday, May 11th, 2010.
“Why humans cook—the basis of human culture”
Richard Wrangham, Professor of Biological Anthropology and Curator of Primate Behavioral Biology at Harvard University
Location: MIT Building E19-623
Tuesday, May 11th 2010.
Biology Colloquium: Holt Lecture
Jeffrey Settleman, Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Medicine
Location: MIT Building 32-123 (Stata Center Kirsch Auditorium)

Tuesday May 11th, 2010.
“How can engineers contribute to the fight against malaria?”
Subra Suresh
Location: MIT Museum, MIT Building N51, 265 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA 02138

Tuesday May 11th, 2010.
“Life and Colony Size Among the Ants”
Mark Moffett
Location: Harvard Museum of Natural History, Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge MA

Wednesday May 12th, 2010.
“Three Clues to the Origin of Life: the Genetic Code, Metabolism and Meteorites”
Hyman Hartman, MIT
Location: Room 102, Haller Hall, Geological Museum, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge MA.

Wednesday May 12th, 2010.
“Understanding Darwin”
Janet Browne, Aramont Professor of the History of Science at Harvard, Andrew Berry, lectural on organismic and evolutionary biology and associate of population genetics in the Museum of Comparative Zoology.
Location: Harvard Allston Education Portal, 175 North Harvard Street, Allston MA (at the corner of North Harvard St and Western Avenue).

Thursday, May 13, 2010.
“Dark Matter-Motivated Searches for Exotic 4th Generation Mirror Quarks in Tevatron and Early LHC Data”
Shufang Su, University of Arizona
Location: Massachusetts Institute of Technology Center for Theoretical Physics Cosman Seminar Room 6c-442,1932,1962,2953,2002,1982,4855,235,1503,12044,10633,8696,11824,12564,452
Thursday, May 13, 2010
4:15 pm
“A Theorist’s Perspective on the The Large Hadron Collider”
Matthew Strassler
Rutgers University
Location: Massachusetts Institute of Technology Building 10, Room 250

Thursday May 13th, 2010.
Wild Urban Plants of the Northeast>
Peter del Tredici
Location: Arnold Arboretum  Hunnewell Bldg, 125 Arborway, Jamaica Plain MA
Friday, May 14, 2010
12:45 pm
“Gravity as the Square of Gauge Theory”
Michael Kiermaier, Princeton
Location: Massachusetts Institute of Technology Center for Theoretical Physics
6-310 Ayasli Conference Room

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