[Chicago, IL] Carl Sagan Day

Note: This is a global event that appears on all event calendars.

Starts
Thursday, November 1st, 2012 at 7:00 pm
Ends
Thursday, November 1st, 2012 at 10:00 pm
Location
Schmitt Academic Center, Room 161, DePaul's Lincoln Park Campus, Chicago, IL

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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.

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

Speakers:

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

[Topic Undetermined]
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

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

Hosts are the DePaul Alliance for Free Thought, Northwestern Secular Student Alliance, and University of Chicago Secular Alliance. Our current cosponors are Chicago Skeptics, College of Curiosity, the Secular Student Alliance, and the Adler Planetarium.