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Alex Stevens

in Portland, OR

Unseen & Unheard x Science

PRESENTED ON SEP 22, 2015
IN PORTLAND OR @ VOL 17
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The X-Ray Lady

BY LITA TIRAK
@ VOL 2 ON SEP 04, 2012

Lita Tirak examines the early history of the X-ray, and the roles women and the upper class played in the commercial support of the new technology. She looks at the early X-ray industry, and the cultural role the new technology played in social interactions, from advertisements, to wedding announcements, before safety concerns overtook the popularity of this new experience.
 
"Presentation of the Day" on April 26, 2013.
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Healthcare Improvement Science

BY IOANA MARGINEANU
@ VOL 1 ON NOV 06, 2015

Speaker Ioana Margineanu tells us about the importance of improving medicine in Romania. 

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Science Fiction, Science Fact

BY ALASTAIR FAIRLEY
@ VOL 2 ON MAR 08, 2016

"These days, if you can think it, it's a pretty sure bet science is not going to be far behind"

In Science Fiction, Science Fact from PechaKucha Night Bexhill on Sea Vol. 2Alastair Fairley talks about the crossing (for better or worse) of science and fiction. How programmes such as Siri, Facetime and even the internet were once just ideas; fast forward and these very ideas have been fabricated into our everyday lives. 

This was "Presentation of the Day" on June 30th, 2017. 

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1,000 x

BY GARETH WYNN–WILLIAMS
@ VOL 26 ON MAR 11, 2016

Gareth Wynn-Williams was born in London, educated at Cambridge University, and was a Professor of Astronomy at University of Hawaii from 1978 until he retired in 2012. His presentation explores what we can learn by viewing our surroundings on progressively larger and smaller scales.

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Seeing Unseen Beauty

BY ECKHARD HITZER
@ VOL 139 ON SEP 28, 2016

In "Seeing Unseen Beauty" from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 139, computer scientist and entrepreneur Christian Perwass, together with physicist Eckhard Hitzer invented a computer program to visualize microscopic symmetry of matter. It is the first time that abstract space symmetry of crystals can be explored with interactive animated three-dimensional graphics.

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Light-Science & Art

BY BRIENNE WILLCOCK
@ VOL 31 ON MAR 22, 2017

Brienne Willcock is a lighting designer and LED nerd. She joins us once again to talk about the art and science behind lighting design.

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Standing on The Sholders of Giants - Discovering a Love for Science

BY NICK LOVE
@ VOL 17 ON NOV 24, 2017

Nick Love shares his passionate love for science. The child whose interest in science grew from watching Bill Nye the Science Guy, he is now the Outreach Coordinator of the Planetary Society, where his role is to build community interest in space science, and the pursuit of space exploration with in its members and the general public.

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The Science of Cannabis Manufacturing

BY MINDY GALLOWAY
@ VOL 30 ON JAN 18, 2018

Cannabis expert Mindy Galloway explains the science of cannabis manufacturing and the different consumer forms it comes in.