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November 2019

PERIODIC TABLES: Under Pressure: Environmental Policy in Perilous Times

November 19, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Motorco, 723 Rigsbee
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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PERIODIC TABLES Under Pressure: Environmental Policy in Perilous Times with special guest speaker ALEX PFAFF What has happened to Earth’s biodiversity and global ecosystem over the last 50 years? Duke’s Alex Pfaff will discuss the findings of a recent international panel that he helped write and that tried to answer that enormous question (spoiler alert: most of the news ain’t good). He will then turn to what we have tried to do about it so far and what else we…

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December 2019

2019 Review: The Year in Data Breaches

December 3, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
WeWork, 110 Corcoran St.
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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It's no secret that there's a different data breach in the news just about everyday. Covering all industries, breaches have proved to take down even the biggest companies in the world. Join us for the December edition of the Triangle Cybersecurity Meetup where ThreatSketch CEO, Rob Arnold will be discussing what could have been done differently and what businesses can do to avoid similar tragedies. As businesses prepare for a new year with new threats, we'll take this time to…

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Periodic Tables: One Giant Leap: 50 Years of Apollo at Motorco

December 10, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Motorco, 723 Rigsbee
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Duke Science & Society presents Periodic Tables: One Giant Leap: 50 Years of Apollo DESCRIPTION : In 1969, we did the impossible--humans landed on the moon and returned safely to earth. As the 50th anniversary year of the first moon landing draws to a close, join us for an evening of pictures and stories from Project Apollo. We will examine key moments of each mission from Apollo 1 to Apollo 17. The program is appropriate for all ages of people…

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Life Line Screening Durham NC

December 18, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Durham Arts Council, 120 Morris Street
DURHAM, NC, NC 27701
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Life Line Screening is the world’s leading provider of preventive health screenings. AND WE ARE COMING TO YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD FOR ONE DAY! The screenings offer a 5 test package to thoroughly check you for risk of stroke, cardiovascular disease and other chronic conditions. The combination of these test help detect problems – before you have symptoms and while your doctor can still take action.. So you can keep doing the things you love. Screenings can check for: • The level…

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January 2020

Periodic Tables: Money Changes Everything: The Warped Incentives in America

January 14 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Motorco, 723 Rigsbee
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Duke Science & Society presents Periodic Tables: Money Changes Everything: The Warped Incentives in American Healthcare   DESCRIPTION : In the US, we spend more on healthcare than any other developed country, but somehow our health is worse. Despite major changes in our healthcare system over the past 25 years, Americans continue to both sink further into medical debt and face worse health outcomes. So what’s keeping us from reforming healthcare? Dr. Yousuf Zafar is a gastrointestinal medical oncologist and…

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Neil deGrasse Tyson

January 20 @ 7:30 pm
DPAC, 123 Vivian St
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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From "The Wizard of Oz" to "Mary Poppins" to "Interstellar," this show is an entertaining and enlightening review of all the science that our favorite movies got wrong, combined with some of the stuff they got right. An Astrophysicist Goes to the Movies - the Sequel incorporates the latest films as well as some classics that you may not have known had any science in them at all. (Illustration By: Hope Gangloff)

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February 2020

Free Workshop – Python Programming

February 1 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Spreedly, 733 Foster St.
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Did you know that Disney, Netflix, Google and NASA, just to name a few, are all using Python? Python can be used for creating web applications, automation, programming robots and artificial intelligence. Python is the language of choice from beginners to experts. Students will learn how to program using Python starting with simple data types, including numbers, letters and strings, and lists. Students will also explore comparisons, if-statements, and loops. Finally, students will use what they learned to create their…

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Astronomy on Tap

February 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until May 5, 2020

Fullsteam Brewery, 726 Rigsbee Ave.
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Astronomy on Tap takes over the Fullsteam stage the first Tuesday of every month! Check the link for updates on speakers and topics. https://astronomyontap.org/locations/durham-nc/ This FREE event features accessible, engaging science presentations on topics ranging from planets to black holes to the beginning of the Universe. There's always lots of time to ask questions and interact with the presenters and other scientists who inevitably stick around for the beer -- naturally we suggest Rocket Science.

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Larger Than Life Science

February 6 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

The Chesterfield, 701 W. Main Street
Durham, 27701
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Come for the people and programs. Stay for a beer. Leave with your next big breakthrough. Larger Than Life Science is a free monthly event series open to everyone interested in building a strong support network for North Carolina’s life science and healthcare innovators. Larger Than Life Science is held in the atrium level of the renovated Chesterfield Building in downtown Durham from 4-7 p.m. the first Thursday of each month. Join us for an evening of unconventional conversation!

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Periodic Tables: Healthy as a Hunter-Gatherer

February 18 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Motorco, 723 Rigsbee
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Duke Science & Society presents Periodic Tables: Healthy as a Hunter-Gatherer: Sorting Paleo Fact from Paleo Fiction The modern world is full of technological magic and boundless possibility, but it also makes us sick. In this presentation, we’ll learn what living hunter-gatherer populations today can teach us about eating well, staying active, and avoiding heart disease, diabetes, and other diseases of modernization. Dr. Herman Pontzer, professor of evolutionary anthropology at Duke, studies how the human body evolved and how our…

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