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Archive: February, 2009

The 3rd Annual Black History Gala

Posted by James Revillini - February 26, 2009 -

This year’s theme is "From Then Until Now" and the event will focus on telling the story of African Americans through storytelling, poetry, jazz & song.

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Quantum Mechanics and Spooky Action at a Distance – a lecture by Barry Loewer, PhD

Posted by James Revillini - February 19, 2009 -

The giant of modern physics Niels Bohr purportedly once quipped that if one isn’t confused by quantum mechanics, one doesn’t really understand it.
But here is your chance to understand it a little better, if you’ve ever wondered about it.
One of the world’s leading philosophers of science, Dr. Barry Loewer, is coming to Tunxis on Thursday, February 19th at 7 p.m. to give kind of a narrative history of this vital area of science and paint the fascinating cast of characters who have acted as adventurers and pioneers in QM. Loewer chairs the philosophy department at Rutgers University, and is known internationally for the original directions he has taken what is called the “Many-Worlds Interpretation” of QM (first created by physicist Hugh Everett III).

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