IRVINE, Calif. Distinctive Voices@The Beckman Center announced today its fall lecture series, a program that features award-winning scientists and engineers discussing recent findings and research developments in their fields. Topics include inquiry-based science education, climate change, Archimedes, landslides, and mathemagic.
A dessert reception following each event gives attendees a chance to continue the conversations sparked during the presentations. The events are free and open to the public. For more details, visit www.voicesatbeckman.org.
Sept. 2, 2009, 7 p.m.
How CSI Went Awry and How to Fix It, presented by William Thompson, Ph.D., University of California, Irvine
Sept, 15, 2009, 7 p.m.
Redefining Science Education, presented by Bruce Alberts, Ph.D., University of California, San Francisco, and editor in chief of Science.
Sept. 30, 2009, 7 p.m.
Mathemagic, presented by Arthur Benjamin, Ph.D., Harvey Mudd College
Oct. 14, 2009, 7 p.m.
The Great Warming, presented by Brian Fagan, Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara
Oct. 21, 2009, 7 p.m.
Archimedes and the Quest for the Theory of Everything, presented by Chris Rorres, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
Nov. 4, 2009, 7 p.m.
Time's Up, presented by Ed Krupp, Ph.D., Griffith Observatory, Los Angeles
Nov. 19, 2009, 7 p.m.
Developments in Climate Change, presented by Donald Kennedy, Ph.D., Stanford University
Dec. 2, 2009, 7 p.m.
When the Mountains Come to You, presented by John H. Foster, Ph.D., California State University, Fullerton
Dec. 10, 2009, 7 p.m.
Evolution and the Future of the Earth, presented by E.O. Wilson, Ph.D., Harvard University
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