NYC life

Living the Scientific Life (Scientist, Interrupted)

Category archives for NYC life

Lego Monsters Attack NYC!

tags: Lego Monsters Attack NYC, Lego, art, animation, technology, weird, offbeat, NYC, New York City, streaming video This is a silly video but the technology that was used to create it is really interesting to watch, especially for this NYCer!

tags: photography, NYCLife, NYC Life, cultural observation, Bruce Gilden, Street Shots, WNYC, streaming video Watching this video makes me feel like I am walking on “my” streets once more alongside this photographer. It reminds me of how much I miss my beautiful and vibrant home, NYC.

tags: reptiles, chameleon species, herpetology, Chris Raxworthy, research, American Museum of Natural History, AMNH, New York City, field research, nature, travel, Madagascar, speciation, streaming video With Madagascar containing nearly two-third’s of the world’s chameleon species, Christopher Raxworthy, Associate Curator of Herpetology at the American Museum of Natural History, recently embarked on an expedition to the…

The Long Arm of The Law

Today, I was surprised to receive an unpleasant letter in the mail. The letter was sent by ConEdison, the power company that provided electricity to my NYC apartment before I left. The letter says;

tags: education, public outreach, SciCafe, science cafe, AMNH, American Museum of Natural History, NYC, streaming video Who: Director of the Energy Materials Center at Cornell, Héctor Abruña What: free public presentation, “Energy Through Chemistry” When: Tonight, 3 March at 700pm Where: Gottesman Hall of Planet Earth, American Museum of Natural History, Enter at the 81st…

tags: education, public outreach, SciCafe, science cafe, AMNH, American Museum of Natural History, NYC, streaming video Who: Director of the Energy Materials Center at Cornell, Héctor Abruña What: free public presentation, “Energy Through Chemistry” When: Wednesday, 3 March at 700pm Where: Gottesman Hall of Planet Earth, American Museum of Natural History, Enter at the 81st…

tags: education, public outreach, SciCafe, science cafe, AMNH, American Museum of Natural History, NYC, streaming video Who: Director of the Energy Materials Center at Cornell, Héctor Abruña What: free public presentation, “Energy Through Chemistry” When: Wednesday, 3 March at 700pm Where: Gottesman Hall of Planet Earth, American Museum of Natural History, Enter at the 81st…

tags: Center for Inquiry, CFI, NYC Skeptics, Free Inquiry and Secular Humanism, Darwin Day 2010, Ian Tattersall, Massimo Pigliucci, public education, outreach, New York City, NYC, education, streaming video On the day after the anniversary of Charles Darwin’s birthday, prominent paleoanthropologist Ian Tattersall gave a public lecture about Darwin and his impact on what we…

SciCafe at AMNH in NYC

tags: education, public outreach, SciCafe, science cafe, AMNH, American Museum of Natural History, NYC, streaming video Who: Director of the Energy Materials Center at Cornell, Héctor Abruña What: free public presentation, “Energy Through Chemistry” When: Wednesday, 3 March at 700pm Where: Gottesman Hall of Planet Earth, American Museum of Natural History, Enter at the 81st…

tags: art, sculpture, paintings, science, nature, Tom Shannon, TEDTalks, streaming video John Hockenberry visits artist Tom Shannon in his Manhattan studio for an intimate look at his science-inspired art. An eye-opening, personal conversation reveals how nature’s forces — and the onset of Parkinson’s tremors — interact in his life and craft.