FROM THE BIG BANG TO BROADWAY: How Things Evolve
Tue, Mar 12, 2013
Times: 6:00 - 7:00 pm
Venue: Harvard Museum of Natural History
24 Oxford St., Cambridge, MA 02138Contact:
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A lecture by Robert Hazen, Research Scientist, Carnegie Geophysical Laboratory and Professor of Earth Sciences, George Mason University. Evolution by natural selection has long been a lightning rod for anti-science rhetoric, but Darwin's opponents must now face the evidence that complex evolving systems also drive phenomena beyond life science, such as the diversification of minerals on earth and other planets, the chemical elements in stars, and even the development of human languages.
Free and open to the public
Parking/Directions: Free event parking for evening lectures in the 52 Oxford Street Garage. A 7-8 minute walk through historic Harvard Yard from the Harvard Square red line T stop.