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11:00 am

Poincaré’s Legacy: Predictions on Time Scales Ranging from Milliseconds to Billions of Years

November 2, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Technological Institute, 2145 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60208 United States

Greg Laughlin, Professor of Astronomy, Yale University will discuss and connect two long-standing, and at first glance, entirely unrelated, problems of prediction: (1) the long-term dynamical stability of the Solar System, and (2) price movements and volatility in financial markets. These phenomena are radically different, but share a key common basis in the random walk, […]

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3:00 pm

Artist Walk & Talk: Sharon Bladholm

November 2, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, 2430 N. Cannon Drive
Chicago, IL 60614 United States
Free with Admission

Join us as artist Sharon Bladholm walk us through her new exhibition - Soils, Seeds, and Sprouts: Tropical and Temperate. Soils, Seeds, and Sprouts is a celebration of life. Works in bronze, glass, ceramic, and on paper integrate art, science, conservation, and the natural world into a seamless visual experience. Join us to learn more about her work […]

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4:00 pm

Physics Colloquium: Biomedicine

November 2, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Kersten Physics Teaching Center, 5488 S Ellis Ave, Chicago
Chicago, IL 60615 United States
FREE

When: Thursday, November 2, 2017 4:00–5:15 p.m. Where: Kersten Physics Teaching Center, Maria Goeppert-Mayer Lecture Hall Description: Chin-Tu Chen, Associate Professor of Radiology Committee on Medical Physics and the College, University of Chicago, will speak about the impact of the Chicago Pile-1 experiment on biomedicine. This event will be followed by a reception. This event is […]

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