NSF EVENTS LIST
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November 15, 2004
Media Event and Live Webcast
"Standing Up to Earthquakes:
Network of laboratories will rock the nextgeneration of earthquakeresistant 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, UrbanaChampaign
National Science Foundation
4201 Wilson Blvd., Room 375
Arlington, Virginia
2:00 to 3:00 p.m.
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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 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 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 21, 2005
NSF Distinguished Lectures in Mathematical and Physical Sciences
"Inside the President's MoontoMars 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 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 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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Last updated: Oct. 20, 2004
