A science lecture, arts, and performance series, based at the Bell House in Brooklyn
January 11, 2011
Snow Cancellation: The Secret Science Club Melts into the New Year
Sorry, folks! Due to the snow forecast, we're cancelling the Secret Science Club for Wednesday, January 12, and rescheduling for Wednesday, January 19, 8 PM @ the Bell House. Stay warm! And see you on the 19th with astrophysicist Charles Liu . . .
Meanwhile, enjoy this massive new video from science rapper Zach Charlop-Powers.
The Secret Science Club is curated by Dorian Devins, Margaret Mittelbach, and Michael Crewdson. Dorian Devins is an NYC-based jazz singer and lyricist, and the former host of WFMU's “The Speakeasy.” Margaret Mittelbach and Michael Crewdson write about nature in the strangest of places; they are co-authors of Carnivorous Nights and Wild New York.
Teeny-Tiny Secret Science Videos
At the Secret Science Club, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson caps off his 3-hour tour de force talk--- answering questions about string theory and CERN---and ends by reflecting on human intelligence. (7 min, 36 sec)
Trippy! Check out the "after effect" below with visual neuroscientist Ben Backus (4 min, 10 sec) Click here for a less-teeny version.
Send in the clones! Biologist Rob Martienssen lectures on super seeds, super weeds, and green energy (47 min, 6 sec). Click the lower right-hand corner for full screen.