Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Carl Sagan Day!

Date: Thursday, November 1st
Time: 7 pm
Location: DePaul Schmitt Academic Center, 2320 N. Kenmore Avenue
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Details: You're invited to Chicago’s Carl Sagan Day 2012!

Chicago's secular community is gathering once again to celebrate the life and legacy of the great science popularizer, the beauty of discovery, and the fun of exploration.

The event will be held in Schmitt Academic Center Room 161, on DePaul's Lincoln Park Campus. The building is handicapable accessible, and accommodation can be provided upon request.

A group is going up from UChicago from 55th and University, leaving at 6pm.

Apple pie (made from scratch, of course) and cosmos will be served.

"Carl Sagan's Life and Legacy"
Dr. Peter Vandervoort, Professor Emeritus, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, and a former colleague of Carl Sagan

"Cosmic Mysteries: the Dark Universe and the Most Energetic Particles"
Dr. Angela Olinto, Chair of the Astronomy and Astrophysics Department at the University of Chicago

"Citizen Science"
Dr. Bernhard Beck-Winchantz, Associate Professor of the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Studies Department at DePaul University

Matt Lowry
High School Physics Teacher, writer at The Skeptical Teacher.

Full Schedule at

Kate Donovan
Andrew Tripp
Chana Messinger

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