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Dead Fish and Stardust
May 23, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pmFree
Pint of Science presents, ‘Dead Fish and Stardust’, Monday, May 23 from 7-8:30 pm at Debonair Social Club.
Dr. Michael Coates, Professor of Evolutionary Biology and Anatomy at the University of Chicago, will discuss how molecular information from fish, paired with the fossil record, is calibrating our understanding of the evolutionary timescale. His talk is titled, ‘Nailing Dead Fish to Trees’. Also presenting is Reto Trappitsch, a graduate student at the University of Chicago, who studies how elements are made in the Milky Way. He will discuss how ‘We are All Made of Stardust’. Finally, Dr. Carmen Soriano, of Argonne National Labs, will present how electron accelerators can ‘dissect’ bugs 100 million years old, in a talk titled, ‘Scanning Evolution Through an Amber Glass’.
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