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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.)
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
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