[Chicago] Fwd: Reminder - Science Cafe - TONIGHT "Flying Snakes"

Michael Tobis mtobis at gmail.com
Mon Oct 29 18:09:41 CET 2007



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From: cafe-admin at cfcpwork.uchicago.edu <cafe-admin at cfcpwork.uchicago.edu>
Date: Oct 29, 2007 11:41 AM
Subject: [Cafe] Reminder -  Science Cafe - TONIGHT  "Flying Snakes"
To: cafe at cfcpwork.uchicago.edu


With Halloween around the corner
join us for a cafe on flying snakes.

Cafe Scientifique  @ The MapRoom

"How Flying Snakes Fly
Functional Morphology & Biomechanics"

Presenter: Jake Socha

Time & Date:  7-9 PM Monday October 29, 2007
Location: The Map Room 1949 N. Hoyne



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PPS The Festival of Maps has begun
Astronomy mapping events to mark on you calendars

Cosmic Cartography Journey through the Universe
Hosts:  Rocky Kolb & Michael Turner
Wednesday December 5, 2007   7:00-9:00 PM
Rubaloff Auditorium – Art Institute of Chicago (free)

Join University of Chicago Cosmologists Rocky Kolb and Michael Turner
for a cosmic magical mystery tour from Chicago to the edge of the
visible universe. Visit observatories around the globe (virtually) and
meet people who are mapping the Dark Matter that holds galaxies together
and discovering the nature of the Dark Energy, which pulls space apart.

Mapping the Heavens: The Universe Revealed by the Sloan Digital Sky Survey
Josh Frieman, University of Chicago & Fermilab
Saturday, January 12, 2008   4:30-5:30PM
Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum (Free with museum admission).

In this full-dome multimedia presentation, Dr. Frieman will describe and
fly us through the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS), the most ambitious
3D map of the Universe ever constructed. This flight will let us explore
this vast survey that is shaping our understanding of how the Universe
has evolved from its earliest moments.


Randall H. Landsberg
Director Education & Outreach
-Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics (KICP)
Director Public Outreach
-Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics
The University of Chicago
5640 S. Ellis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

*KICP Education Programs  http://kicp.uchicago.edu/education

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