Events Archive

  • Apr 12

    Why Do We Look Up at the Heavens?

    Auditorium, Technology Square Research Building (TSRB), 85 5th St NW, Atlanta, GA 30308

    A public lecture by Vatican Observatory Director Guy Consolmagno

    Why did we go to the Moon? Why does the Vatican support an astronomical observatory? These questions mask a deeper question: Why do individuals choose to spend their lives in pursuit of pure knowledge?

  • Apr 11

    In Conversation with Ernő Rubik

    Room 152, Clough Undergraduate Learning Commons, 266 4th St NW, Atlanta, GA 30313

    A Frontiers in Science lecture by Ernő Rubik, inventor of the Rubik's Cube

    The inventor of Rubik's Cube will address topics including design and architecture to the role of curiosity in the human condition, and his perspective on four decades of the the Rubik's Cube.

  • Apr 10

    IBM Research "Ponder This" Puzzlemaster Comes to Tech

    Room 006, Skiles Building, 686 Cherry St NW, Atlanta, GA 30313

    A School of Mathematics Seminar with IBM Research puzzlemaster Oded Margalit

    IBM Research runs a mathematical challenge site, "Ponder This," which posts a new challenge every month, as well as a solution for the previous month's riddle. Oded Margalit has been the puzzlemaster since 2005. 

  • Apr 9

    It's All About Science and Math

    Clough Undergraduate Learning Commons • (404) 385-6439 • clough.gatech.edu/

    A College of Sciences open house for high school juniors/sophomores interested in a science or mathematics major

    High school students (and their guests) interested in learning about undergraduate degree programs in the College of Sciences at Georgia Tech are encouraged to attend an “It’s All About Science and Math” open house.

    None but registration is required • free_food

  • Apr 7

    EXPLORE Science and Math!

    Clough Undergraduate Learning Commons • (404) 385-6439 • clough.gatech.edu/

    Sample the science and math programs, meet the science and math community at Georgia Tech.

    EXPLORE Science and Math! is the Georgia Tech College of Sciences program for admitted prospective students and their guests.

    By invitation only

  • Apr 7-8

    2018 Meeting on Applied Algebraic Geometry

    Atlanta, GA

    School of Mathematics hosts 2018 Meeting on Applied Algebraic Geometry, April 7-8, 2018

    Although primarily for participants from the Southeastern United States, organizers have invited speakers from beyond the region. Registration is free until March 1; thereafter registration is $40.

    Free until March 1, 2018; $40 after

  • Apr 4

    Nature's Optics and Our Understanding of Light

    1116-1118 Marcus Nanotechnology Building, 345 Ferst Street NW

    A Joseph Ford Colloquium with Sir Michael Berry

    Theoretical physicist Sir Michael Berry will  discuss how optical phenomena visible to everyone abundantly illustrate important ideas in science and mathematics.

  • Apr 2

    It's All About Science and Math

    Clough Undergraduate Learning Commons • (404) 385-6439 • clough.gatech.edu/

    A College of Sciences open house for high school juniors/sophomores interested in a science or mathematics major

    High school students (and their guests) interested in learning about undergraduate degree programs in the College of Sciences at Georgia Tech are encouraged to attend an “It’s All About Science and Math” open house.

    None but registration is required • free_food

  • Mar 30

    2018 Georgia Tech Astrobiology Colloquium

    Daytime Program: Room 1005, Krone Engineered Biosystems Building, 950 Atlantic Drive NW, Atlanta, GA 30332. Evening Program: Ironmonger Brewing, 2129 Northwest Parkway, Marietta, GA 30067.

    Exploring Life Origins and the Universe: A Networking Event

    The colloquium is aimed at early-career astrobiology researchers at Georgia Tech. Students and postdoctoral researchers are encouraged to give talks and presentations. Plenary sessions are headlined by 2009 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry Ada Yonath, of the Weizmann Institute, in Israel. 

    None, but registration is required • free_food

  • Mar 29

    Public Nights at the Georgia Tech Observatory

    Howey Physics Building, 837 State St NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30332

    Come skygazing and experience the Georgia Tech Observatory!

    Public nights at the Georgia Tech Observatory have resumed for the 2017-2018 season.

     

    Free