Galileo Gala

“Galileo Gala”

Friday, November 19, 2010, in the Forum of the Ernst Community Cultural Center on the Annandale campus of Northern Virginia Community College

2:00 – 4:45 pm

“Celebrating and Honoring the Amazing Journey through the past 400 Years based in large part on Galileo’s Contributions to our Growing Knowledge of our Universe”

Featured Speakers & Presenters:

Herbert Smith, Director
Northern Virginia Community College
Jazz Studies: Jazz Music Prelude and Interlude

Dr. James Trefil, Robinson Professor
George Mason University:
“Galileo: Scientist and Popularizer”

Dr. Paul Fitzgerald, Paleobiologist
Northern Virginia Community College
“Darwin was a Galileoist. Persuasive Science and the Origin of Species”

Dr. F. Robert van der Linden
Smithsonian Institution
National Air and Space Museum
“Higher, Faster, Farther: Aviation and Contraction of Time and Space”

Rebecca Kamen
Artist and Professor of Art
Northern Virginia Community College
“Making the Invisible, Visible: Universe as Muse”

Presented by the Math, Science & Engineering Division and the Lyceum

Free and open to the public


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