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Dimensions of Doctor Who

April 23, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

| $10 - $15

 

What do you get when you combine the TARDIS, a sonic screwdriver, and local scientists? An evening dedicated to exploring the science of Doctor Who! Hear from researchers who will share how their work is bringing our world closer to that of the Doctor’s. Excellent for Whovians, science fiction fans and science lovers alike. The Boston Whovians are proud to assist the MIT Museum and the Cambridge Science festival to bring this unique Doctor Who event to the area.

Cash bar available. Cosplay welcome!

Tickets are on sale now through Eventbrite

Presentations (7:00-8:30 p.m.)

Timey-Wimey:
Scott Hughes – Professor of Physics, MIT

Brain Mechanisms For Moral Decision-Making (Why The Daleks Don’t Care):
Charles Jennings – Director of the McGovern Institute Neurotechnology Program, MIT

Alien Encounters:
Alexandra Pontefract – Postdoctoral Fellow, Search for Extraterrestrial Genomes, MIT

How the Silents Can Take Your Memories:
Marc Kaufman – Director of Translational Imaging Laboratory, McLean Hospital

Using Shape-Shifting Matter To Get Bigger On The Inside:
Amanda Ghassaei, William Langford, Prashant Patil – Graduate Researchers,Gershenfeld Lab, MIT

Neural-Prosthetics And The Cybermen:
Mohsen Jamali, Ziev Moses – Postdoctoral Fellows, Williams Lab, Harvard Medical School

 

Activities (8:30-9:30 p.m.):

Translating English to Gallifreyan with Loren Sherman

Electronics for Neural-Prosthetics

Build Your Own Adipose

Community-Knit Scarf For The Doctor

TARDIS Scavenger Hunt

and more!

Details

Date:
April 23, 2016
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cost:
$10 - $15
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/963830153707463/

Venue

MIT Museum
265 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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