BCRW Spring 2018 Newsletter

Jan 17, 2018

Director’s Note When we don’t know what’s coming, we watch. When we sense danger, we watch out. When we feel uneasy at the edges of our world, we look back. We are watched. We look for the eyes watching us. These are the themes on our minds as we move into the spring semester with […]

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activism, Arun Kundnani, Caribbean, Caribbean feminisms, Christina Heatherton, Clare Hemmings, Dean Spade, Dylan Rodriguez, Edna Brodber, Emma Goldman, Harriet Washington, intergenerational, Jordan Camp, Kaitlin Noss, Karen Barad, Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Mariame Kaba, Marlene Ramos, Nandita Sharma, Newsletter, Nicole Dennis-Benn, physics, Rabab Abdulhadi, Rori Rohlfs, Ruth Wilson Gilmore, Scholar and Feminist, Shoshana Magnet, Simone Browne, surveillance, Tina Campt, Toby Beauchamp

James Room, 4th Floor Barnard Hall
Oct 20, 2016 | 6:30PM

Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space

Janna Levin

Black holes are dark. That’s their essence. That’s the defining feature that earned them a name. They are dark against a dark sky. They are a shadow against a bright sky. A telescope has never found one unadorned. Bare black holes – those too solitary to tear down sufficient debris – in their obliterating darkness […]

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astronomy, black holes, physics

Sulzberger Parlor
Oct 21, 2009 | 6:30PM

A Lab of One’s Own: A Place to Measure the Broken Symmetries of This Particular Elegant Universe

Melissa Franklin

This year’s Roslyn Silver ’27 Science Lecture will be presented by Melissa Franklin, Mallinckrodt Professor of Physics at Harvard University. An experimental particle physicist who studies hadron collisions produced by the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, she works in a collaboration of over 600 international physicists who discovered the top quark, the most massive of known […]

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physics, science, technology

Melissa Franklin: A Lab of One’s Own

Full-length video of the lecture "A Lab of One's Own: A Place to Measure the Broken Symmetries of This Particular Elegant Universe."

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physics, science, technology