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Science, Technology, Medicine and Health
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Humans are a puzzling species. As individuals, our ancestors could not survive alone in the wild. In groups, however, we have produced ingenious techn ...  View More

Location : Virtual - Any Location Location : 
  Virtual - Any Location.

Start date: 09/07/21

14 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Tue .

Weekly - Tue 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM (9/7/2021-12/7/2021)

Email olli@northwestern.edu for more information.
 
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Climate change did not just happen; it has been developing, discussed, and of concern for generations. So here we are, in a crisis. How did we get her ...  View More

Location : Virtual - Any Location Location : 
  Virtual - Any Location.

Start date: 09/08/21

7 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Wed .

Weekly - Wed 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM (9/8/2021-10/20/2021)

Closed
 
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Statistical mechanics is a branch of physics that applies probability theory to the study of the thermodynamic behavior of systems. It provides a fram ...  View More

Location : Virtual - Any Location Location : 
  Virtual - Any Location.

Start date: 09/08/21

14 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Wed .

Weekly - Wed 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM (9/8/2021-12/8/2021)

Email olli@northwestern.edu for more information.
 
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This study group provides a forum for lively discussions on a wide-ranging selection of science topics with recent news-worthy developments. The topic ...  View More

Location : Virtual - Any Location Location : 
  Virtual - Any Location.

Start date: 09/08/21

14 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Wed .

Weekly - Wed 1:15 PM - 3:15 PM (9/8/2021-12/8/2021)

Email olli@northwestern.edu for more information.
 
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The New York Times calls The Code Breaker “A biography of the woman who will re-engineer humans.” It’s a sweeping and astounding detective tale, from ...  View More

Location : Virtual - Any Location Location : 
  Virtual - Any Location.

Start date: 09/08/21

14 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Wed .

Weekly - Wed 1:15 PM - 3:15 PM (9/8/2021-12/8/2021)

Closed
 
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Do you want to know about the latest developments in science? For the last 40 years, The New York Times has had an extensive section on scientific sub ...  View More

Location : Virtual - Any Location Location : 
  Virtual - Any Location.

Start date: 09/09/21

13 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Thu .

Weekly - Thu 1:15 PM - 3:15 PM (9/9/2021-12/9/2021)

Email olli@northwestern.edu for more information.
 
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In Fossil Men: The Quest for the Oldest Skeleton and the Origins of Humankind (William Morrow, 2020), Kermit Pason weaves a detective story of Tim Whi ...  View More

Location : Virtual - Any Location Location : 
  Virtual - Any Location.

Start date: 09/13/21

14 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Mon .

Weekly - Mon 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM (9/13/2021-12/13/2021)

Email olli@northwestern.edu for more information.
 
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Keep up with the latest in science and nature by viewing interesting PBS or Nova videos each month. Watch videos and then discuss them in our Evanston ...  View More

Location : Virtual - Any Location Location : 
  Virtual - Any Location.

Start date: 09/14/21

4 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Tue .

Weekly - Tue 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (9/14/2021-11/23/2021)

Email olli@northwestern.edu for more information.
 
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