Coming Events

The following future events are scheduled:

October 8: Oct 08 Cell Architecture: Self-Organizing of Size and Components

A cell's size and the proportions of its components are strictly determined, but where do the rules come from? Scientists are still trying to figure that out.

October 22: Oct 22: The Impact of Climate Change on Forest Ecosystems

Forests are the lungs of our planet. Adrien Finzi discusses how the different components of a forest ecosystem --including soil, microbes, plants and creatures -- must co-adapt and respond to rapidly changing climate conditions.

November 5: Nov 05: Saving Biodiversity in India

India has some of the most biodiverse regions of the world and contains four of the world’s 36 biodiversity hotspots. Kamaljit Bawa, founder of the prominent conservation organization ATREE, discusses the real challenge to preserve biodiversity as climate change alters Nature.

November 25: Nov 25 Designing Sustainable Urban Development

How the world-class Sustainable Design Lab at MIT combines architecture, engineering, physics --and creative genius-- to develop the optimal urban environment.