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Narwhals: Arctic Whales in a Melting World

Narwhals: Arctic Whales in a Melting World

March 2, 2013 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

NARWHALS Arctic Whales in a Melting World Author talk by Todd McLeish SATURDAY, MARCH 2, 2:00 PM Natural history writer Todd McLeish explores the science and mythology of the increasingly rare narwhal whale, known as the “sea unicorn” for its seven-foot long spiral tusk. Regular Museum admission rates apply. Free for HMNH members.

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Knight Science Journalism Seminar: Why Exercise Really is Medicine

Knight Science Journalism Seminar: Why Exercise Really is Medicine

March 5, 2013 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Why Exercise Really is Medicine: An Evolutionary Perspective Daniel Lieberman, Professor of Human Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University

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Hitting Your Target: How to triumphantly pitch your research

Hitting Your Target: How to triumphantly pitch your research

March 11, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Northeastern’s Center for Research Innovation will be hosting “Hitting Your Target” on March 11th from 6-8pm. The workshop will offer attendees the chance to practice pitching their research in front of professionals and receive one on one feedback to craft the best RISE pitch possible. RSVP now. 6pm Guests arrive and food is served 6:15pm […]

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Knight Science Journalism Seminar: Janet Silver

Knight Science Journalism Seminar: Janet Silver

March 12, 2013 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Knight Seminar Janet Silver, Literary Director of Zachary Shuster Harmsworth

From the Big Bang to Broadway

From the Big Bang to Broadway

March 12, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

FROM THE BIG BANG TO BROADWAY How Things Evolve Lecture by Robert Hazen, Research Scientist, Carnegie Geophysical Laboratory and Professor of Earth Sciences, George Mason University TUESDAY, MARCH 12, 6:00 PM The concept of evolution by natural selection has long been a lightning rod for anti-science rhetoric. Such attacks are usually aimed at the biological […]

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One Seed at a Time

One Seed at a Time

March 13, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

With Cary Fowler, PhD, special advisor, executive director of the Global Crop Diversity Trust and The Fruit Hunters creative team. This presentation is part of the ongoing series Special Presentations. Buy tickets in the online store Tucked away beneath the snow of the Arctic Circle is the Svalbard Global Seed Vault. Sometimes called “the doomsday […]

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Knight Science Journalsim Seminar: Connectomics

Knight Science Journalsim Seminar: Connectomics

March 14, 2013 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Connectomics: What, Why and How Jeff Lichtman, Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University

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Science on Screen: This is Spinal Tap

Science on Screen: This is Spinal Tap

March 18, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Science on Screen: This is Spinal Tap Get ready to smell the glove and watch out for spontaneously combusting drummers.  We’re turning it up to 11 with the greatest mockumentary of them all – a work of sublime (and profound) comedic genius deemed so culturally significant that it was named to the National Film Registry […]

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Something For Everyone About Climate Change and the Reasons For Climate Gridlock

Something For Everyone About Climate Change and the Reasons For Climate Gridlock

March 19, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Something For Everyone About Climate Change and the Reasons For Climate Gridlock Dr. Susan Solomon, a professor in the Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Science at Massachusetts Institute of Technology will deliver a talk on March 19, 2013 at 7 p.m. at the Marine Science Center at 430 Nahant Rd. in Nahant, Mass. This […]

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Monthly Observatory Nights: Dark Cloud Encounters

Monthly Observatory Nights: Dark Cloud Encounters

March 21, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

“Dark Cloud Encounters,” Katherine Wyman, CfA Cold, thick clouds of interstellar gas and dust slink throughout our galaxy. They can condense to form stars and planetary systems. But they can also silence life on planets by swallowing solar systems whole. Can our Sun’s protective sheath, or heliosphere, shield us from these cosmic marauders?

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RISE:2013

RISE:2013

March 22, 2013 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Expo Cabot Cage 10am – 2pm Awards Ceremony 3pm – 5pm Raytheon Amphitheater RISE:2013 showcases the breadth and depth of innovative thinking at Northeastern, including topics in Physical & Life Sciences, Engineering, Humanities, Arts & Design, Computer & Information Sciences, Health Sciences, Law, Business and Social Sciences. In addition, our “Faculty Works” scholarly presentation honors […]

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Robotics Competition Boston Regional Reception

Robotics Competition Boston Regional Reception

March 23, 2013 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

FIRST Robotics Competition Boston Regional Reception Event Description – FIRST Robotics Competition Boston Regional ReceptionSave the date!  MIT Club of Boston will have a reception at the BU Agganis Arena for the FIRST Robotics Competition Boston Regional event on Saturday, March 23. Stay tuned for more details and registration. Contact Information Primary Contact Ryan Lester […]

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Northeastern Faculty Works in Progress: Brian Helmuth

Northeastern Faculty Works in Progress: Brian Helmuth

March 25, 2013 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Faculty Works in Progress: Brian Helmuth   Brian Helmuth, Professor, Marine and Environmental Sciences and Public Policy, College of Science and College of Social Sciences and Humanities, “Ecological Forecasting: How Science Can Help Society to Proactively Prepare for a Warmer World.” Lunch will be provided.

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River. Space. Design: Towards New Urban Water Culture

River. Space. Design: Towards New Urban Water Culture

March 26, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

RIVER. SPACE. DESIGN. Towards a New Urban Water Culture New Directions in EcoPlanning Annual Lecture by Antje Stokman, Professor and Director of Landscape Planning and Ecology, Stuttgart University, Germany THURSDAY, MARCH 28, 6:00 PM Antje Stokman will discuss how, within different cultural contexts, our relationship with water results in very different landscape and city forms. […]

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