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NSF EVENTS LIST

November | December | January 2005 | February | March | April | May |

November 2004

November 15, 2004

Media Event and Live Webcast

"Standing Up to Earthquakes:
Network of laboratories will rock the next-generation of earthquake-resistant structures"

Grand opening of the George E. Brown, Jr. Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (NEES)
Including live, remote demonstrations from four of the network's research sites

National Science Foundation
Webcast live
1:30 - 3:30 p.m., Eastern Time
For Webcast information, visit http://www.nsf.gov/od/lpa/events/nees/webcast.htm

 

November 15, 2004

NSF Distinguished Lectures in Mathematical and Physical Sciences

"Hyperbolic Geometry and Robotics"

Robert Ghrist
Professor of Mathematics
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

National Science Foundation
4201 Wilson Blvd., Room 375
Arlington, Virginia
2:00 to 3:00 p.m.

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December 2004

December 6, 2004

NSF Distinguished Lectures in Mathematical and Physical Sciences

"Understanding the Columbia Shuttle Accident"

Douglas Osheroff
Nobel laureate and Professor of Physics,
Stanford University

National Science Foundation
4201 Wilson Blvd., Room 375
Arlington, Virginia
2:00 to 3:00 p.m.


December 13, 2004

NSF Distinguished Lectures in Mathematical and Physical Sciences

"Energy for the 21st Century : A Grand Challenge for the Physical Sciences"

Daniel Nocera
Professor of Chemistry
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

National Science Foundation
4201 Wilson Blvd., Room 375
Arlington, Virginia
2:00 to 3:00 p.m.


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January 2005

January 24, 2005

NSF Distinguished Lectures in Mathematical and Physical Sciences

"How Things Work: Teaching Physics in the Context of Everyday Objects"

Louis Bloomfield
Professor of Physics
University of Virginia

National Science Foundation
4201 Wilson Blvd., Room 375
Arlington, Virginia
2:00 to 3:00 p.m.


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February 2005

February 28, 2005

NSF Distinguished Lectures in Mathematical and Physical Sciences

"What's New in Nanoscale Structures: Fluctuations and Entropy "

Ellen Williams
Professor of Physics
University of Maryland

National Science Foundation
4201 Wilson Blvd., Room 375
Arlington, Virginia
2:00 to 3:00 p.m.


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March 2005

March 21, 2005

NSF Distinguished Lectures in Mathematical and Physical Sciences

"Inside the President's Moon-to-Mars Space Commission"

Neil Tyson
Director, Hayden Planetarium
American Museum of Natural History

National Science Foundation
4201 Wilson Blvd., Room 375
Arlington, Virginia
2:00 to 3:00 p.m.


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April 2005

April 18, 2005

NSF Distinguished Lectures in Mathematical and Physical Sciences

"Biomaterials for Human Repair"

Samuel Stupp
Professor of Materials Science
Northwestern University

National Science Foundation
4201 Wilson Blvd., Room 375
Arlington, Virginia
2:00 to 3:00 p.m.


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May 2005

May 16, 2005

NSF Distinguished Lectures in Mathematical and Physical Sciences

Wavelets

Ingrid Daubechies
Professor of Mathematics
Princeton University

National Science Foundation
4201 Wilson Blvd., Room 375
Arlington, Virginia
2:00 to 3:00 p.m.


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