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February 2014 19

  • Wednesday
    8:00 PM
    The Anderson Lecture Series welcomes biologist Tyrone B. Hayes.
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    Full Description: The Anderson Lecture Series welcomes biologist Tyrone B. Hayes, University of California-Berkeley. Hayes is perhaps best known for his research demonstrating that the herbicide atrazine is a potent endocrine disruptor that demasculinizes and feminizes frogs. Also a National Geographic Emerging Explorer, Hayes notes - "Surprisingly, frog hormones are very similar, and in some cases identical, to human hormones. So what affects a frog may also affect humans." Free and open to the public.
    Address: Swasey Chapel, Denison University, 200 Chapel Drive, Granville, OH 43023
    Open to Public: Yes
    Sponsored By: Anderson Lecture Series
    Event Contact: Jessica Rettig, 740-587-5618
    Media Contact: Ginny Sharkey, 740-587-6266
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  • Wednesday
    8:00 PM
    The Anderson Lecture Series welcomes biologist Tyrone B. Hayes.
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    Full Description: The Anderson Lecture Series welcomes biologist Tyrone B. Hayes, University of California-Berkeley. Hayes is perhaps best known for his research demonstrating that the herbicide atrazine is a potent endocrine disruptor that demasculinizes and feminizes frogs. Also a National Geographic Emerging Explorer, Hayes notes - "Surprisingly, frog hormones are very similar, and in some cases identical, to human hormones. So what affects a frog may also affect humans." Free and open to the public.
    Address: Swasey Chapel, Denison University, 200 Chapel Drive, Granville, OH 43023
    Open to Public: Yes
    Sponsored By: Anderson Lecture Series
    Event Contact: Jessica Rettig, 740-587-5618
    Media Contact: Ginny Sharkey, 740-587-6266
    Photo related to event

March 2015 02

  • Monday
    8:00 PM
    The Anderson Lecture Series welcomes Marcia McNutt, current Editor-in-Chief of "Science" journal.
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    Full Description: The Anderson Lecture Series welcomes Marcia McNutt, current Editor-in-Chief of "Science" journal. McNutt is former director of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), she has served as the President of the American Geophysical Union, and she served as the President and CEO of the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute.
    Address: Swasey Chapel, Denison University, 200 Chapel Drive, Granville, OH 43023
    Open to Public: Yes
    Sponsored By: Anderson Lecture Series
    Event Contact: Jessica Rettig, 740-587-5618

February 2016 11

  • Thursday
    8:00 PM
    The Anderson Lecture Series welcomes William D. Phillips, co-winner of the 1997 Nobel Prize in Physics with a multimedia presentation "Time, Einstein and the coolest stuff in the universe."
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    Full Description: The Anderson Lecture Series welcomes William D. Phillips, co-winner of the 1997 Nobel Prize in Physics with a multimedia presentation "Time, Einstein and the coolest stuff in the universe." At the beginning of the 20th century Einstein changed the way we think about Time. Near the end of the 20th century scientists learned how to cool a gas of atoms to temperatures billions of times lower than anything else in the universe. Now, in the 21st century, Einstein's thinking, and ultracold atoms are shaping one of the key scientific and technological wonders of contemporary life: atomic clocks, the best timekeepers ever made. Such super-accurate clocks are essential to industry, commerce, and science; they are the heart of the Global Positioning System (GPS), which guides cars, airplanes, and hikers to their destinations. Today, the best primary atomic clocks use ultracold atoms, achieve accuracies better than a second in 300 million years, and are getting better all the time. Super-cold atoms, with temperatures that can be below a billionth of a degree above absolute zero, use and allow tests of some of Einstein's strangest predictions.
    Address: Swasey Chapel, Denison University, 200 Chapel Drive, Granville, OH 43023
    Open to Public: Yes
    Sponsored By: Anderson Lecture Series
    Fee: 0
    Event Contact: Jessica Rettig, 740-587-5618
  • Thursday
    8:00 PM
    The Anderson Lecture welcomes William B. Phillips presenting a lecture about the development of methods to cool and trap atoms with laser light.
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    Full Description: The Anderson Lecture welcomes William B. Phillips, winner of the 1997 Nobel Prize in Physics, presenting a lecture about the development of methods to cool and trap atoms with laser light.
    Address: Swasey Chapel, Denison University, 200 Chapel Drive, Granville, OH 43023
    Open to Public: Yes
    Sponsored By: Anderson Lecture Series
    Event Contact: Jessica Rettig, 740-587-5618