Calendar for the week of Monday November 22nd to Sunday November 28th, 2010.

Monday November 22nd, 2010.
12pm
“Visual scene understanding”
Aude Oliva of MIT
Location: Center for Brain Science, Northwest Building, 52 Oxford St, Cambridge MA.
http://cbs.fas.harvard.edu/resources/activities/[field_speaker-title]-visual-scene-understanding

Monday, November 22, 2010
12:30 PM
“The Search for New GeV-scale Forces”
Rouven Essig of SLAC
Location: Boston University, 3 Cummington St., room 595, Boston MA.
http://physics.bu.edu/events/series/pf

Monday, November 22, 2010
2:00 PM
“Cold atom simulations of Quantum Field Theories”
Jiannis Pachos, University of Leeds. UK
Location: MIT Building 6c-442 Cosman Seminar Room
http://ctp.lns.mit.edu/seminars/seminars_NP.html

Monday November 22nd, 2010.
2.30pm
“Pollution permits and the evolution of market structure”
Location: MIT Building E62-650
http://events.mit.edu/event.html?id=11619778&date=2010/11/22

Monday, November 22, 2010
4:00 PM
“Better Theory Predictions for the LHC”
Frank Tackmann, MIT
Location: MIT Building 26-414 (Kolker Room)
http://www-lns.mit.edu/seminars/nppc.html

Monday, November 22, 2010
4:15 PM
Mastering Jets: New Windows into the Strong Interaction and Beyond”
Iain Stewart of MIT
Location: Harvard University Department of Physics Colloquium, Jefferson 250
http://www.physics.harvard.edu

Monday November 22nd, 2010.
7pm
“Here is a human being: at the dawn of personal genetics”
Misha Agrist, of the Duke University Institute for Genome Sciences & Policy.
Location: Harvard Coop, 1400 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA
http://harvardcoopbooks.bncollege.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/BNCBcalendarEventListView?storeId=52084&showStoreId=52084&catalogId=10001&eventMonth=10&eventYear=2010

Monday November 22nd, 2010.
7pm
“Lobsters and their kids on the move in the Gulf of Maine”
Jason Goldstein, Center for Marine Biology, University of New Hampshire
Location:
http://www.neaq.org/education_and_activities/programs_and_classes/aquarium_lecture_series/index.php

Monday November 22nd, 2010.
7pm
“Einstein’s relativity”
Tereasa Brainard of Boston University Astronomy Department
Location: Cambridge Public Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge MA.
http://www.scienceforthepublic.org/?page_id=952

Tuesday, November 23, 2010
12pm
“Hunting for Dark Matter with Directional detection of dark matter with DMTPC”
James Battat, MIT
Location: MIT Building 26-414 (Kolker Room)
http://www2.lns.mit.edu/seminars/lunchtime.html

Tuesday November 23rd, 2010.
12pm
“Learning About the Origin of Life from Efforts to Design an Artificial Cell.”
Jack Szostak of Harvard Medical School
Location: Northwest B-103, 52 Oxford Street, Cambridge MA.
http://www.mcb.harvard.edu/NewsEvents/Calendar/Month.asp

Tuesday, November 23, 2010
2:30 pm
“The cosmological interpretation of quantum mechanics”
Max Tegmark of MIT
Location: Tufts University Robinson 250
http://www-ctp.mit.edu/cosmo.html

Tuesday November 23rd, 2010.
4pm
“The Earth’s energy draws from the Sun.”
Daniel Nocera of MIT
Location: MIT Building E19-623 (Knight Science Journalism seminar)
http://web.mit.edu/knight-science/seminars/current.html
Tuesday November 23rd, 2010.
7.30pm
“Robots and society”
Gill Pratt
Location: Artisan’s Asylum, 13 Joy Street, Somerville MA.
http://www.eventbrite.com/event/1036543329

Wednesday, November 24, 2010
1pm
“Quantum Nucleation with Emphasis on a Superheated Liquid”
Raj Kothapalli, Stanford Medical School
Location: University of Massachusetts Boston Science building, room 3-126
http://www.physics.umb.edu/seminar.htm

Friday November 26th, 2010.
1pm-4pm
MIT Museum Anniversary Chain Reaction
Rockwell Cage Gymnasium, 120 Vassar Street, Cambridge MA
$10 adults, $5 children
http://web.mit.edu/museum/programs/fat2010.html

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