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Dr. Paul Miller Featured Speaker At NYSC Martha Wehrle Opening Lecture

“Now, more than ever, our world depends on science. Yet in schools, we tend to do a poor job teaching science in a way that truly conveys its basic nature and fundamental importance. While people are happy to use gadgets and medicines that would not exist without science, few understand how completely science has changed…

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Dr. Ed Chan To Discuss NTM Lung Disease, Tuberculosis at 2013 NYSC

Dr. Ed Chan, 1978 delegate to NYSC from Colorado and physician at Denver VAMC, National Jewish Health and the University of Colorado School of Medicine, will lecture on the risk factors for non-tuberculosis mycobacteria (NTM) lung disease at 8 p.m., June 29 and NYSC. NTM are environmental bacteria commonly found in the environment. In more…

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Dr. Mike Elsbury

Dr. Mike Elsbury To Unlock Mysteries of Aether In Directed Study on Radio Frequency Engineering

Dr. Mike Elsbury, 1999 delegate to NYSC from Idaho and currently a senior electrical engineer at Sandia National Laboratories, will present a directed study at NYSC July-8-10 entitled, “Unlocking the Mysteries of the Aether: Radio Frequency Engineering.” During the directed study, delegates will explore major concepts of electromagnetic waves and propagation as they study the…

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Dr. Rick Walker

Dr. Rick Walker to Lecture At 2013 Science Camp

Dr. Rick Walker, 1964 delegate to NYSC from Ohio, will present, “Why We Will Never Find a Cure for Cancer and Why We Do Not Want To” at 9:15 a.m., June 30 at NYSC. As a retired breast cancer surgeon, Dr. Walker hopes to share his 40-year experience in both a formal lecture and through…

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Mr. Greg Pitter

Mr. Greg Pitter To Conduct Directed Study On What a Successful Scientist Needs

Mr. Greg Pitter, 1992 delegate to NYSF from Nevada and currently IT Director at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, will conduct a directed study June 28-30 at NYSC entitled, “What a Successful Scientist Needs (Except the Science Part). “Organizational politics and harsh business realities have always been the bane of scientists, doctors,…

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Brian Tucholke

Dr. Brian Tucholke To Lead Directed Study On Geological Evolution of the North Atlantic Ocean

Dr. Brian Tucholke, 1964 delegate to NYSC from South Dakota and scientist emeritus at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Woods Hole, MA, will lead a directed study on the geological evolution of the North Atlantic Ocean, June 28-30, at NYSC. Plate tectonics theory as developed over the past four-five decades has been a powerful…

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Dr. Julie Robinson, Chief Scientist, International Space Station Program
To Present at 2013 NYSC

Dr. Julie Robinson, a 1985 delegate to NYSC from Idaho, and chief scientist of the International Space Station Program at NASA will present “Eureka on the International Space Station” at 9:15 a.m., July 5, at NYSC. Dr. Robinson said that scientists are trained to be observers, but “we are just as vulnerable as anyone else…

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