Soap Box Series

Soap Box Series

Spring 2017 - February 28, March 7 and 14

(Note: Final date has been moved to March 15, due to snowstorm)

Join us for one or all three salon-style Soap Box Series events held 6-7:30 pm at the MIT Museum. Meet new people and learn about current research in the field.

Quantum Quandaries and other Heavy Matters

February 28, March 7 and 14 (Note: Final date has been moved to March 15, due to snowstorm)
Moderator: David Kaiser, Professor of the History of Science, Professor of Physics, MIT

Look at some of the stranger and more mysterious aspects of the physical universe, and add your voice to the discussion.
 

February 28

Quantum Computers and Philosophy of Science
Paola Cappellaro, Associate Professor of Nuclear Science and Engineering, MIT and Brad Skow, Associate Professor of Philosophy, MIT

March 7

Higgs Boson and Neutrinos 
Markus Klute, Associate Professor of Physics, MIT and Janet Conrad, Professor of Physics, MIT
 

March 15 (Rescheduled from March 14, due to snowstorm)

Gravity Waves and Dark Matter
Lisa Barsotti, Principle Research Scientist, LIGO Laboratory, MIT and Tracy Slatyer, Assistant Professor of Physics, MIT
 

Free admission. Light refreshments will be served.
Pre-registration requested.