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Innovators: Shock Photography and the Theater of Electricity

Museum of Science

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)

Boston, MA

Innovators: Shock Photography and the Theater of Electricity

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The Museum of Science invites the Innovators
to join us in exploring the science of high-speed photography!



Innovators: Shock Photography and the Theater of Electricity


Wednesday, May 28th

Museum of Science, Boston

 

 


 

6:00 p.m.
Networking with buffet dinner

 

7:00 p.m.
Welcome Remarks

 

7:15 p.m.
Presentation in the Theater of Electricity

 

Allan Adams, theoretical physicist and associate professor, MIT


Daniel Davis, Theater of Electricity steward and program manager of live presentations, Museum of Science

 

Keith Ellenbogen, award-winning photographer/videographer and assistant professor, The Fashion Institute of Technology, New York

 


For more information: 617-589-0370, innovators@mos.org

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Allan Adams is a theoretical physicist working at the intersection of fluid dynamics, quantum mechanics, and string theory. He is deeply committed to communicating the artistry of science to the public, for example by shooting underwater high-speed videos for the New England Aquarium’s 2013 public lecture series and ad campaign.


Daniel Davis and his group instill wonder through live presentations. His PhD research investigated the initiation of rocket-triggered lightning. His recent work includes minimizing stress on the Van de Graaff’s aging columns, and constructing the Museum’s two musical Tesla coils. 

 

Keith Ellenbogen’s work specializes in marine conservation and underwater environments. His imagery aims at evoking a connection between people and the planet. Keith is also passionate about how the intersection between art and science can showcase the beauty of nature and lead to insights about the world around us.


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RSVP by Monday, May 19
mos.org/innovatorsrsvp
This event is free for Innovators. $50 for each adult (21+) guest.
Business casual attire (please wear comfortable shoes; high heels
may limit your access to some of the interactive components).
Complimentary parking.

The Innovators are the Museum’s community of philanthropic
young professionals (up to age 45) who are passionate about science and
technology, enjoy networking opportunities with their peers, and share
an interest in developing their nonprofit leadership skills.
For more information: 617-589-0370, innovators@mos.org

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Museum of Science, Boston
1 Science Park
Boston, MA 02114

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)


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The Mission of the Museum of Science

The Museum's mission is to play a leading role in transforming the nation's relationship with science and technology. This role becomes ever more important as science and technology shape and reshape our lives and world, and it means we:

  • Promote active citizenship informed by the world of science and technology
  • Inspire lifelong appreciation of the importance and impact of science and engineering
  • Encourage young people of all backgrounds to explore and develop their interests in understanding the natural and human-made world

To do this, we will continue to build our position as a leader in the world's museum community and use our educational perspective as an informal learning institution to help the formal pre K-12 education system.

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