Talking Biopolitics with Miriam Zoll <http://www.geneticsandsociety.rsvp1.com/s1f492bA8ipG>
Join us for a series of live web conversations with cutting-edge thinkers
History changed on October 4, 1957, when the Soviet Union successfully launched Sputnik, thus marking the dawn of the Space Age. With humankind gaining access into outer space for the first time in history, the launch of Sputnik changed the way we see our planet and we see ourselves in relation to the universe.
French Choreographer Kitsou Dubois, known for her projects in/with weightlessness, is preparing a duo with 2 planes from the prestigious acrobatics team of the French Air Force.
This project is within Marseille 2013, European Capital of Culture.
The creation is on May 26th at Salon de Provence for the 60th Anniversary of the Patrouille de France. The avant-première is at the Air Show of the Ferté-Alais on May 18th and 19th.
Planetary Collective’s film “Overview” will be shown as part of the AstroArt Programme in collaboration with Astronomers Without Borders (AWB) Global Astronomy Month (GAM) on April 12, from 14:30 to 16:30 UT.
The film, which has garnered more than 1.7 plays on Vimeo since its premiere at Harvard University on December 7, 2012, features interviews with five astronauts and portrays the enormous power of the Overview Effect (the cognitive shift resulting from seeing the Earth from space and in space) in words and images.
By: Francoise Lionne: Director, African Studies Center Professor, French & Francophone Studies, Comparative Literature, and Gender Studies
RSVP for reception by Monday, April 8, 2013;
When: Monday, April 15, 2013
Where: Lecture at 3:00 p.m. Schoenberg Hall, Schoenberg Music Building
Leonardo ISAST and Stanford University invite you to the next Leonardo Art/Science Evening Rendezvous, an evening of art and science presentations.
Like previous evenings the agenda includes four presentations of art/science projects, news from the audience, and time for casual socializing/networking.
When: 4 april 2013 at 6:45pm
Where: Room 380-380Y, located in the basement of the Main Quadrangle's Math corner
"How do you build an monument scale sculptural machine that will last as long as civilization? For the last fifteen years The Long Now Foundation and Alexander Rose have been working on building this icon of long-term thinking. Rose is currently managing the 10,000 Year Clock project underway in West Texas where they have already excavated over 500 vertical feet through solid rock to house the Clock.
To celebrate Opening Day at Pier 15, the Exploratorium will offer free, outdoor programming from morning to night. On Wednesday, April 17, 2013, beginning at 9:00 a.m. and continuing throughout the day, artists, special guests, volunteers, and Explainers will offer a variety of surprises and hands-on activities for people waiting in line. The doors officially open at 10:00 a.m. after a distinctly Exploratorium ribbon-cutting ceremony.
when: 9:00am-10:00pm - April 17, 2013