June – Science Tails & Trails – How the Brain Works

June 8, Noon. Rose Circle Park June’s ST&T will focus on “How the Brain Works” hosted by Leah Krevitt. From federal research grants to panicked WebMD searches, we ask a lot of different questions about our brains. How do real-world observations translate into basic neurobiology research agendas–and how do those experimental insights come back to impact our lives? The answers to these questions are as diverse and convoluted as…well, as the neural circuits we’ll use to discuss them. Leah Krevitt is a wayward neurobiologist who has bet the lives of numerous worms, rats, and mice on the idea that well-designed behavioral experiments can change the world. No matter the model,… Read More

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May – Science Tails & Trails

May 11, Noon. Rose Circle Park This month’s ST&T will feature Dr. Anthony (Tony) Martin. Dr. Martin is geologist and paleontologist at Emory University, where he teaches classes in geology, paleontology, and environmental sciences. He is especially interested in traces, such as tracks, burrows, and nests, which he will teach us to recognize as we walk along the trail. He will also likely talk about the dinosaurs we’ll see along the way, which some people still insist on calling “birds.”

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May the 4th

Science for Georgia will be at the Race Through Space. The Race Through Space is a 5K or 1.6K run/walk through Piedmont Park. The 5K departs from the sun and tours a scale layout of the solar system. The 1.6K ends at Saturn instead of Neptune. All proceeds from this event go to support Atlanta Science Festival Inc, a 501c3 non-profit corporation. 

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