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May 2013 Nerdlist

May 6 How to Build a Sustainable and Sane Science Writing Career @ Green Spaces
May 7 Society for the Advancement of Social Studies @ Public Assembly
May 7 The Philadelphia Chromosome: Cancer treatment at the genetic level @ Observatory

May 11 Identification Day @ AMNH
May 12 Exploring Legends w/Buzz Aldrin @ The Explorers Club
May 12 Entertaining Science: Music of the Spheres @ The Cornelia Street Cafe
May 14 Story Collider: Three Year Anniversary @ The Bell House
May 21 Secret Science Club @ The Bell House
May 22 Lucid NYC @ Drom
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November Nerdlist

Su Nov 04 The Mysteries of Memory w/Eric Kandel & Elie Wiesel @ 92Y
M Nov 05  MESSENGER Update w/Sean Solomon @ AMNH
W Nov 07  Adult Ed: Tools of the Trade @ Housing Works
F Nov 09   Nerd Nite NYC: Butt Night @ Galapagos (Yes, it’s open.)
Sa Nov 10 Story Collider w/Gotham Storytelling Fest @ Under St. Marks
Su Nov 11 Entertaining Science: You Are What You Hear @ Cornelia St. Cafe
M Nov 12  Cafe Columbia: The Urban Brain @ PicNic Cafe
W Nov 14  Imagine Sci: Collab w/Secret Sci Club @ Bell House
M Nov 19  Understanding the Higgs Boson @ CUNY Graduate Center
Tu Nov 20 Engineering the Brain w/Ray Kurzweil @ 92Y
Tu Nov 20 Secret Science Club (details tk) @ Bell House
Th Nov 29 Science, Religion and the Search for Meaning w/Ira Flatow @ 92Y
Th Nov 29 Story Collider: Memory @ The Greene Space

October Nerdlist

Sat Oct 6: 4 Storytellers 3 True Stories. The Liar Show @ Cornelia Street Cafe
Sun Oct 7: Naomi Wolf Talks Vaginas @ 92Y
Mon Oct 8: Skeptics on the Mic Karaoke @ Googie’s Lounge
Wed Oct 10: LucidNYC: Green Fluorescent Protein and other Delights @ Drom  
Wed Oct 10: The Thinking Ape: The Enigma of Human Consciousness @ NYAS 
Thurs Oct 11: The Dean of Cornell NYC Tech Speaks @ Cornell ILR Conference Center
Fri Oct 12: Video Games, Vampire Love, Romance Novels @ Galapagos
Sat Oct 13: Family Astronomy – Creatures in the Sky @ AMNH
Wed Oct 17: Wrath Goes Viral @ NYAS
Thurs Oct 18: Answers for Aristotle Book Launch at Cellar 58
Fri Oct 19: Stephen Colbert in Conversation with Ken Burns @ 92Y
Sat Oct 20: Food, Taste and the Brain @ Guggenheim
Sun Oct 21: Get intimate with Insects at 92Y
October 22: Secret Science Club @ The Bell House
Tue Oct 23: Black Holes and Astrobiology @ NYAS 
Tue Oct 23: Story Collider Presents Chemistry @ Union Hall
Tue Oct 23: Fact vs. Fiction on SKIN @ 92Y
Wed Oct 24: The Rich Are Taxed Enough @ Intelligence Squared
Sat Oct 27: BACH: The Well Tempered Clavier, Book 1 with Andras Schiff @ 92Y 
Sat Oct 27: Night at the Museum Halloween Sleepover @ AMNH
Tue Oct 30: Exploring Exoplanets with Emily Rice @ AMNH

September Nerdlist

Tue Sept 4     S.A.S.S.: Famous Firsts @ Public Assembly
Wed Sept 5   Adult Ed: The Political Animal @ Housing Works
Fri    Sept 7   Nerd Nite: Mars, transportation, aphrodisiacs @ Galapagos
Sun  Sept 9   Entertaining Science: Hearts and Devils @ Cornelia St Cafe
Mon Sep 10  Cafe Science: Dark Matter & Black Holes @ PicNic Cafe
Tue  Sep 11   Secret Science Club: Destination Antarctica @ The Bell House
Wed Sep 12  90 Days With the Phoenix Mars Mission @ Genspace
Thu  Sep 13   The Politics of Fracking panel @ CUNY Baruch College
Sat  Sep 15    Grand Rounds: Reading from Granta’s medicine issue @ Book Court
Thu  Sep 20   SoNYC: The $1,000 Genome @ Rockefeller
Thu  Sep 20   Lyceum Society: Science Explores Free Will @ Houston Street Center
Mon Sep 24   The Co-Evolution of Humans and Machines @ Silver Center, NYU
Tue  Sep 25    Story Collider: Animals @ Union Hall
Tue  Sep 25    Secret Science Club w/astrophysicist Caleb Scharf @ The Bell House

July Nerdlist

Wed Jul 11 Manhattanhenge @ Natural History Museum (and elsewhere)
Wed Jul 11 Artificial and Natural Flavorings @ Brooklyn Brainery
Wed Jul 11 Author Talk: Daniel Smith—Monkey Mind: A Memoir of Anxiety @ Book Court
Fri Jul 13 Fact v. Fiction: Waterworld @ Pupin Hall, Columbia
Fri Jul 13 Journey Into the Curious World of the Medical Museum @ Observatory
Sat Jul 14 Second Annual Robot Film Festival @ 3LD
Mon Jul 16 Human Anatomy & Physiology Made Simple @ Brooklyn Brainery
Tue Jul 17 Author Talk: Alex Stone—Fooling Houdini @ Book Court
Wed Jul 18 The Science of Art: Understanding Materials @ GenSpace
Wed Jul 18 The Neuroscience and Psychology of Nostalgia @ The New School
Wed Jul 18 Secret Science Club w/mathematical sociologist Duncan Watts @ Bell House
Tue Jul 24 Story Collider: Medical Misadventures @ Union Hall
Sat Jul 28 Spiders Alive! opens @ AMNH

June Nerdlist

Sunday 6/3 Ultimate Science Street Fair @ Washington Square Park
Tuesday 6/5 Transit of Venus @ Harlem & Union Square
Tuesday 6/5 Adult Education: Unmasking Cliche @ Housing Works
Tuesday 6/5 SASS: History of Fun & Games @ Public Assembly
Wednesday 6/6 SciCafe: Forgetting Fear @ AMNH
Wednesday 6/6 Math Encounters: Blown Away @ Baruch
Thursday 6/7 SoNYC: Reaching Out of the Ivory Tower @ Rockefeller University
Friday 6/8 Nerd Nite: Photoshop, Space Age Roadside America, A Cappella @ Galapagos
Saturday 6/9 FIGMENT Art Festival @ Governors Island (continues 6/10)
Saturday 6/9 Bionic Garden opening @ Flux Factory
Sunday 6/10 Entertaining Science: Pay Attention @ Cornelia St Cafe
Tuesday 6/12 LABORATORY Scientist-Artists Social Hour @ Dumbo
Thursday 6/14 Tubes: A Journey to the Center of the Internet @ The Architectural League
Friday 6/15 The Right Stuff: History of the US Space Program (film) @ Columbia
Monday 6/18 Dark Energy & The Runaway Universe lecture @ AMNH
Tuesday 6/19 Finding History in Sewers @ Observatory
Wednes 6/20 Secret Science Club (details TBA) @ The Bell House
Wednes 6/20 Story Collider: I’m Not Science @ Union Hall
Sunday 6/24 Hey, Where’s My Robot Girlfriend? @ Cornelia St Cafe
Tuesday 6/26 The Science of Local Food @ South Street Seaport Museum
Wednes 6/27 History of the Bed Bug @ Brooklyn Brainery

May Nerdlist

See the Stars with Amateur Astronomer’s Association of New York @ Various Locations and Times
Tuesday        5/02  Science Online NYC: The Tools of Tommorrow @ Rockefeller University
Wednesday  5/02  Sci Cafe: The Evolution of Skin @ AMNH
Friday           5/04  Nerd Nite: Alien Worlds, Web Warzone, & the Atlantic Yards @ Galapagos
Monday        5/07  Freeks and Geeks Meets the Wonder Years @Magnet Theater
Monday        5/7    Calling all Scientist-Artists, LABORATORY Social Hour @ The Trash Mansion
Monday        5/07  Copernicus: A More Perfect Heaven @ CUNY
Monday        5/07  The Man Who Climbed Every Mountain, Surfed Every Ocean @ Explorer’s Club
Tuesday        5/08 Molecular Mixology Class @ Genspace
Monday        5/14  The Birth and Death of Stars with Walter Lewin @ AMNH
Monday        5/14  Cafe Science: Knocking Down the Brain’s Door @ PicNic Cafe
Wednesday  5/16  Secret Science Club: Ignorance Author Stuart Firestein @ The Bell House
Friday           5/18  Party at the Rose Center Center for Earth and Space @ AMNH
Tuesday        5/22  “I am Science” Storycollider’s 2nd Anniversary @ The Bell House
Thursday      5/24  Remembering Everything with Joshua Foerr @ Tenement Museum
Thursday      5/24  Calling all Scientist-Artists, LABORATORY Social Hour @ The Trash Mansion
Tuesday         5/29 Lucid NYC: Digital Democracy & How Ignorance Drives Science @ Drom
Wednesday  5/30  Drinking Skeptically @ Swift
Wednesday   5/30  World Science Festival Begins

April Nerdlist

Tue April 3     Adult Ed: Transformation @ Housing Works
Wed April 4   Lucid NYC: Food science, robotic sailboats, gaming @ Drom
Wed April 4   Math Encounters: Proofs with Günter Ziegler @ Baruch College
Thu April 5    Eric Kandel & Alan Alda @ 92Y
Sun April 8    Entertaining Science: Loops & Waves @ Cornelia St Cafe
Mon April 9   The Perils & Promise of Fracking w/ProPublica @ Tenement Museum
Mon April 9   Columbia Cafe Science: Extraordinary & Pathological @ PicNic
Tue April 10   The Social Conquest of Earth w/E.O. Wilson @ NYPL
Wed April 11  Free Will and the Science of the Brain w/Michael Gazzaniga @ Cooper Union
Thu April 12  Yuri’s Night: Space Party! @ Polar Lounge, DROM, and National Arts Club
Fri April 13     Nerd Nite: Mafia, First Dates, & Entomology @ Galapagos
Sat April 14    Brainwave: Using and Losing Language @ Rubin Museum
Mon Apr 16    Asteroids: Friends or Foes? @ Hayden Planetarium
Tue Apr 17      SWINY: Gene Therapy and the Boy Who Saved It @ Society of Mech Engineers
Tue Apr 17      Feminism Meets Neuroscience @ CUNY Graduate Center
Wed Apr 18    Story Collider: Travel @ Union Hall
Fri Apr 20       Story Collider: Skeptics Edition @ 92YTribeca
Wed Apr 18    An Evening of Fate, Chance, & Mystery w/Lord Whimsy @ Coney Island Museum
Thu Apr 26     Secret Science Club @ The Bell House
Sat Apr 28      The Science of Learning @ Rubin Museum
Sat Apr 28      Obscura Day! @ multiple locations

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