distinguished-lecture

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Distinguished Lecture: Merge art and science in an exclusive Giant Screen showing of Chasing Ice
June 11, 2013 · Be The First To Comment

The Extreme Ice Survey merges art and science to give a “visual voice” to Earth’s changing ecosystems. Extreme Ice Survey imagery preserves a visual legacy, providing a unique baseline — useful in years, decades and even centuries to come — for revealing how climate change and other human activity impacts our air, water, forests and […]

Unravel the coldest case on record: Talk Otzi the Iceman in a Distinguished Lecture on May 14
May 7, 2013 · Be The First To Comment

“Otzi the Iceman,” a 5,300-year-old Copper Age/Neolithic man, was found in 1991 preserved in the Similaun Pass of the Otztal Alps at 10,500 feet between Italy and Austria. Since the discovery, extensive ongoing scientific investigations indicate that he is unique because “Otzi” is practically an archaeological site in himself. Unlike any other human remains of […]

How mammals became mommies: Learn about the evolution of mothering over 200 million years in this Distinguished Lecture
March 27, 2013 · Be The First To Comment

My mom is a wonderful person. Most people think the same of their own mothers and, at least in my case, it’s true. She is always supportive, she let me win at board games (at least until I was an adult — now she shows no mercy), and she made sure I was able to […]

A proactive approach to apocalyptic scenarios: Join us for a distinguished lecture Jan. 16 on finding near-earth objects — before they find us
January 14, 2013 · Be The First To Comment

Of all the natural disasters that could befall us, only an Earth impact by a large comet or asteroid has the potential to end civilization in a single blow. Yet these near-Earth objects also offer tantalizing clues to our solar system’s origins, and someday could even serve as stepping-stones for space exploration. Dr. Donald Yeomans […]



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