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April 2013

The Particle at the End of the Universe: How the Hunt for the Higgs Boson Leads Us to the Edge of a New World

April 16, 2013
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry
Kansas City, 64110 United States
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http://vimeo.com/64427691 11th Paul D. Bartlett, Sr., Lecture - April 16, 2013, in the Main Reading Room of the Linda Hall Library. Dr. Sean Carroll, Senior Research Associate, Department of Physics, California Institute of Technology. On July 4, 2012, scientists at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider announced an achievement on par with splitting the atom: the discovery of the Higgs boson, a particle that holds the key to understanding why mass exists. Join Caltech physicist and acclaimed writer Sean Carroll for a…

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May 2014

The Lost Art of Finding Our Way

May 13, 2014
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry
Kansas City, 64110 United States
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http://vimeo.com/95343422 12th Annual Paul D. Bartlett, Sr. Lecture May 13, 2014 in the Linda Hall Library Main Reading Room. Dr. John Huth, Donner Professor of Science, Department of Physics, Harvard University Long before GPS, Google Earth, and global transit, humans traveled vast distances using only environmental clues and simple instruments. John Huth asks what is lost when modern technology substitutes for our innate capacity to find our way. Weaving together astronomy, meteorology, oceanography, and ethnography, Dr. Huth puts us in…

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April 2015

TMI: Identity and Privacy in the Digital Age

April 1, 2015, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry
Kansas City, 64110 United States
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Edward Felten

13th Annual Paul D. Bartlett Lecture with Dr. Edward Felten, Director of the Center for Information Technology Policy and Robert E. Kahn Professor of Computer Science and Public Affairs, Princeton University

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April 2016

The Evolution of Beauty with Richard Prum

April 14, 2016, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry
Kansas City, 64110 United States
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14th Annual Paul D. Bartlett, Sr. Lecture with Richard Prum, William Robertson Coe Professor of Ornithology, Ecology, and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University

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April 2017

What Darwin Didn’t Know: Evolution Since The Origin of Species

April 6, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry
Kansas City, 64110 United States
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We have reached our seating capacity for this event. You can still watch the lecture live your desktop or mobile device at the following link: https://livestream.com/lindahall/WhatDarwinDidntKnow

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