Calendar for Monday May 17th to Sunday May 23rd, 2010.

Monday May 17th, 2010.
12.15-2pm
“What Drives Nuclear Proliferation? A Pragmatist Analysis”
Ursula Jasper, Research Fellow, International Security Program/Project on Managing the Atom
Location: Neustadt Classroom, Rubenstein G20, Harvard Kennedy School, 56 JFK Street, Cambridge MA02138.
http://belfercenter.ksg.harvard.edu/events/4326/what_drives_nuclear_proliferation_a_pragmatist_analysis.html
Monday May 17th, 2010.
2pm
“Breaking Quantum Linearity: Constraints from Human Perceptions and Implications at the Cosmological Scale”
Angelo Bassi, University of Trieste
Location: MIT Building 6C-442 (MIT Center for Theoretical Physics, Cosman Seminar Room)
http://ctp.lns.mit.edu/seminars/seminars_NP.html

Monday May 17th, 2010.
7pm
“Ocean Acidification and Its Possible Impacts on Marine Ecosystems”
Scott Doney, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute
Location: New England Aquarium, 1 Central Wharf, Boston MA
Register at http://support.neaq.org/site/Calendar/854720890?view=Detail&id=102561

Tuesday May 18th, 2010.
12.30pm
“Social Media Journalism and the Changing Role of Journalism”
Miriam Meckel, Berkman fellow
Location: Harvard Law School’s Berkman Center, 23 Everett Street, second floor
RSVP required at rsvp@cyber.law.harvard.edu
http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/events/luncheon/2010/05/meckel
Tuesday May 18th, 2010.
12.30pm
“The Deep History of Life”
Andrew Knoll, Harvard Organismic and Evolutionary Biology
Location: Room 341, Warren Alpert Building, Harvard Medical School
http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/section/calendar/gazette-calendar/#/?i=1

Tuesday May 18th, 2010.
3pm
“The Pre-Frontal Cortex: Categories, Concepts and Cognition”
Earl K. Miller
Location: Seminar Room 2204, 149 13th Street, Charlestown Navy Yard
http://www.nmr.mgh.harvard.edu/martinos/training/mbc-schedule.php

Wednesday May 19th, 2010.
2pm
“Higher Spins and Holography”
Simone Giombi, Harvard University
Location: MIT Building 6c-442 (MIT Center for Theoretical Physics, Cosman Seminar Room)
http://ctp.lns.mit.edu/seminars/seminars_gravity.html

Wednesday May 19th, 2010.
4pm
“Memristor: Past Present and Future”
Leon Chua, University of California, Berkeley
Location: 8 St Mary’s Street, Room 339, Boston MA
http://www.bu.edu/ece/files/2010/05/colloq_chua_5.19.10.pdf

Wednesday May 19th, 2010.
7pm
“The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable”
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
$5 Ticket for Entry
Location: First Parish Church, Parlor Room, 3 Church St. Cambridge MA 02138.
For Tickets see http://www.harvard.com/events/press_release.php?id=2536

Thursday May 20th, 2010.
2pm
“The Power and Purpose of Trees”
Diana Beresford-Kroeger
Location: Arnold Arboretum, 125 Arborway, Boston MA.
$25
http://calendar.arboretum.harvard.edu/index.php?mo=05&yr=2010

Thursday May 20th, 2010.
4pm
“Planet-forming Disks Around Young Stars”
Sean Andrews, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Location: Phillips Auditorium, Building D, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, 60 Garden St, Cambridge MA 02138
http://www.cfa.harvard.edu/events/colloquia/

Thursday May 20th, 2010.
7.30pm
“Viewing the Universe with Infrared Eyes: the Spitzer Space Telescope”
Giovanni Fazio, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Location: Phillips Auditorium, Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, 60 Garden Street, Cambridge MA02138.
http://www.cfa.harvard.edu/events/mon.html

Friday May 21st, 2010.
4pm
“Epigenetic Mechanisms Regulating Memory Formation in Health and Disease”
Li-Huei Tsai, MIT and HHMI
Location: MIT Building 46-2005
http://events.mit.edu/event.html?id=11605971&date=2010/05/17

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