« Tuesday January 15, 2013 »
Start: 4:00 pm
Livestreaming: John and Hank Green
Tuesday, January 15, 4:00 p.m.
An Evening of Awesome at Carnegie Hall!
John and Hank Green, with special guests The Mountain Goats, are celebrating the anniversary of The Fault in Our Stars with a one-time event at Carnegie Hall. It sold out just ten days after tickets went on sale. But don't be discouraged - they will be livestreaming their performance and we will be screening it here at Kepler's.
Join us! It will be so much fun.
Start: 7:30 pm
Credit: John Weinstein, The Field Museum of National History
Tuesday, January 15, 7:30 p.m.
The Universe Within: Discovering the Common History of Rocks, Planets, and People
In The Universe Within, with his trademark clarity and exuberance, Neil Shubin takes an expansive approach to the question of why we look the way we do. Starting with fossils, he shows us how the entirety of the universe’s fourteen-billion-year history can be seen in our bodies. As he moves from our very molecular composition (a result of stellar events at the origin of our solar system) through the workings of our eyes, Shubin makes clear how the evolution of the cosmos has profoundly marked our own bodies.
Neil Shubin is the author of the best-selling Your Inner Fish, which was chosen by the National Academy of Sciences as the best book of the year in 2009. Trained at Columbia, Harvard, and the University of California at Berkeley, Shubin is associate dean of biological sciences at the University of Chicago. In 2011 he was elected to the National Academy of Sciences.