May 31, 2019

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Exploring Terroir of Pinot Noir

Fri, May 31, 2019 4pm to 5pm

Building on the success of the Emeritus seminar that I presented in 2014, I propose hosting a more in-depth wine tasting and presentation focusing on the distinctive terroirs of our two Sonoma...

Lathrop Hall, 207

Tales of a Time Traveler

Fri, May 31, 2019 4pm to 5pm

In TALES OF A TIME TRAVELER, time travel surrounds you - from the biological clock in your brain and the changing shadows on the Cockrell Sundial at HMNS, to the history of life on Earth. Then the...

Ho Tung Visualization Lab, 401 Robert H.N. Ho Science Center

Tradition and Technology in Wooden Boats: Recreating an 1882 Herreshoff Steam Launch

Fri, May 31, 2019 4pm to 5pm

Story of the Dragon: Featured in the Spring 2018 issue of Woodboat Magazine, come hear a first-hand account the reconstruction of a 1882 Herreshoff steam launch. Doug Park '05, owner of Redds Pond...

Ho Science Center, 238

Seven Wonders

Fri, May 31, 2019 5pm to 6pm

Turn back the pages of time and witness the ancient wonders of the world as they appeared thousands of years ago. Travel to Egypt to visit the Lighthouse of Alexandria and the Great Pyramids, to...

Ho Tung Visualization Lab, 401 Robert H.N. Ho Science Center

Dawn of the Space Age

Fri, May 31, 2019 6pm

Relive the excitement of the early days of space exploration, from the launch of the first artificial satellite Sputnik, to the magnificent lunar landings and privately operated space flights. Be...

Ho Tung Visualization Lab, 401 Ho Science Center


The Stars Above Colgate: Evening at the Observatory

Fri, May 31, 2019 10pm to 12am

Prof. Tom Balonek and the summer astronomy research students welcome alumni and friends to the observatory for a glimpse of the stars and constellations above Colgate. The observatory contains a...

Foggy Bottom Observatory, Up the hill, just past O’Connor Campus Center on the left

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