Calendar for Monday September 27th to Sunday October 3rd, 2010.

Monday, September 27th , 2010.
12:30 PM
“Discovering New Physics at the LHC with Jets and Jet Substructure”
David Krohn, Harvard University
Boston University, 3 Cummington St., Room 595
http://physics.bu.edu/events/series/pf

Monday September 27th, 2010.
7pm
“Olive oil and viscosity”
Carles Tejedor (Via Veneto)
Location: Science Center D, 1 Oxford St, Cambridge MA.
http://seas.harvard.edu/cooking

Monday September 27th, 2010.
6pm
“Peeling Away: How Some Online Newsrooms Are Pulling Away from the Pack” Panel Discussion
Matthew Carroll
Boston Globe, 135 Morrissey Blvd.
http://meetupbos.hackshackers.com/calendar/14621915/?eventId=14621915&action=detail

Monday September 27th, 2010.
7pm
Nerdnite “Computational Couture: Clothing for the Techy Fashionista”; “Pigeons: The surprising story of the birds you love to hate”; “Tricks of the Trade: Using Your Stuff Better”
Ada Bernstein, Courtney Humphries, Tim Lillis
Location: Middlesex Lounge, 315 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA.
http://boston.nerdnite.com/

Tuesday September 28th, 2010.
1.30pm
“The Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill: What Happened? Where do we go from here?”
Maria Zuber; Eric Adams; Liz Kujawinski; Alex Slocum; Jerry Milgram; Amy Glasmeier; Wyman Briggs; Earthea Nance; James Dien Bui ; Andrew Whittle; Nancy Leveson; Roland Pellenq; Kim Vandiver
Location: MIT building E14, 6th floor
http://events.mit.edu/event.html?id=12784729&date=2010/09/27

Tuesday September 28th, 2010.
12.30pm
“I’m in the database, but nobody knows”
Cynthia Dwork, Microsoft Research
Location: Berkman Center, 23 Everett St, 2nd Floor.
http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/events/luncheon/2010/09/cdwork

Tuesday September 28th, 2010.
2pm
“Exploring stem cell biology and regenerative medicine”
Howard Green
Location: Harvard Medical School, Joseph B Martin Conference Center, 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston MA
http://www.hsci.harvard.edu/node/3557

Tuesday September 28th, 2010
2.30pm
‘Stem cells, reprogramming and personalized medicine: promise, problems, reality.”
Rudolph Jaenisch, Whitehead Institute
Location: MIT Building 10-250 Huntingdon Hall
http://events.mit.edu/event.html?id=11611800&date=2010/09/27

Tuesday September 28th, 2010.
3pm
“Moving the mind’s eye”
John Assad, neurobiologist, Harvard Medical School
Location: Building 75, 1st Floor Conference Room, Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, 149 Thirteenth Street, Suite 2301,Charlestown MA02129.
http://www.nmr.mgh.harvard.edu/martinos/training/mbc-schedule.php

Tuesday September 29th, 2010.
4pm
Aesthetics and Astronomy Focus Group
Jeffrey Smith and Lisa Smith of University of Otago, New Zealand and Randall Smith (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Location: Phillips Auditorium, 60 Garden St, Cambridge, MA02139.
http://astroart.cfa.harvard.edu/focus/

Tuesday September 29th, 2010.
4pm
“Darwin and the Naturalization of Human Nature”
James Paradis, Interim Director of Comparative Media Studies at MIT
Location: MIT Building E19-623 (Knight Science Journalism Seminar Room)
http://web.mit.edu/knight-science/seminars/current.html

Tuesday September 29th, 2010.
7pm
“How to live safely in a science fictional universe”
Charles Yu
Location: Brookline Booksmith, 279 Harvard St, Brookline MA.
http://www.brooklinebooksmith.com/events/mainevent.html

Tuesday September 29th, 2010.
7pm
“Dark Matter in the Universe”
Peter Fisher, MIT
Location: Belmont Public Library, 336 Concord Ave, Belmont MA.
http://www.scienceforthepublic.org/?page_id=932

Wednesday, September 29, 2010
2:30 pm
“Eternal Inflation predicts that time will end”
Ben Freivogel – MIT
Brown University HET Seminar – Barus & Holley Building, Room 555

Wednesday September 29th, 2010.
4pm
“ARPA-E: addressing the Sputniks of our generation”
Arun Majumdar, Director, ARPA-E
Location: Boston University Photonics Center 206, 8 St Mary’s St.
Please Register
http://www.bu.edu/energy/events/pres-lectures/majumdar/

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010.
6:00 pm
“Persuasion in a Climate of Uncertainty”
Panel discussion with Sheila Jasanoff, James J. McCarthy,
and Bruce Gellerman.  Moderated by Allan Brandt
Location: Harvard Museum of Natural History, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge MA.
http://www.hmnh.harvard.edu/lectures_and_special_events/index.php#persuasion

Thursday September 30th, 2010.
3.30pm
“The Coolest Exoplanets in the Galaxy via Gravitational Microlensing”
David Bennett
Location: Phillips Auditorium, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, 60 Garden St, Cambridge MA 02138
http://www.cfa.harvard.edu/events/colloquia/

Thursday September 30th, 2010.
4pm
“Planets not our own”
Josh Winn, MIT
Location: MIT Building E19-623 (Knight Science Journalism Seminar Room)
http://web.mit.edu/knight-science/seminars/current.html

Thursday September 30th, 2010.
4.15pm
“Exploring nanophotonics to tailor the laws of physics”
Marin Soljacic of MIT
Location: MIT Building 10-250
http://web.mit.edu/physics/events/colloquia.html

Thursday September 30th, 2010.
7pm
“Bots that Mimic Bugs: Flying, Crawling and Squishy Robots”
Location: Armenise Amphitheatre, Harvard Medical School, 200 Longwood Avenue, Boston MA 02115
https://sitn.hms.harvard.edu/

Thursday September 30th, 2010.
7.30pm
Ig Nobel Ceremony
Location: Sanders Theatre
Tickets from the Harvard Box Office (617-496-2222)
http://www.ofa.fas.harvard.edu/cal/details.php?ID=41545

Friday October 1st, 2010.
6pm
“Biodiversity: Conserving Through Knowing”
E. O. Wilson and Daniel H. Janzen
Location: Tsai Auditorium, CGIS, 1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge MA.
http://www.gdfcf.org/fr_cambridge.html

Saturday October 2nd, 2010.
2pm
Ig Informal Lectures
Location: MIT Building 10-250
http://improbable.com/ig/2010/

Saturday, October 2nd, 2010.
4pm
“Spider Silk: Evolution and 400 Million Years of Spinning, Waiting, Snagging and Mating”
Science Writer Leslie Brunetta and evolutionary biologist Catherine Craig of Harvard’s Museum of Comparative Zoology
Location: Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford St, Cambridge MA 02138.
http://www.hmnh.harvard.edu/lectures_and_special_events/index.php

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