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Leonardo Art/Science Evening Rendezvous (LASER Series)

The LASERs (Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous) are part of a national program of evening gatherings that bring artists and scientists together for informal presentations and conversation with an audience. The Stanford LASERs are jointly sponsored by the Office of Science Outreach and the Stanford Arts Institute. Each evening event presents four artists, scientists, thinkers, inventors and scholars who are working on paradigm shifts, allows the audience to socialize, and encourages people in the audience to briefly introduce their work. Chaired by author and cultural historian Piero Scaruffi. February 12, 2014 Presenters

  • Dave Deamer (UC Santa Cruz) on "Meteorites, Soap Bubbles and the Origin of Cellular Life"
  • Mark Applebaum (Stanford CCRMA) on "Visual Music"
  • Margot Gerritsen (Stanford) "Linear Algebra: The Incredible Beauty of a Branch of Math with a Bad Reputation"
  • Kim Anno (California College of the Arts) on "Aesthetics and Adaptation in a World of Rising Sea Levels"




Wednesday, February 12, 2014. 07:00 PM


Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge at Stanford University School of Medicine: Room LK102. Map and driving directions here. There should be ample parking in the structure on corner of Campus Drive West and Roth Way


Office of Science Outreach


This event is free and open to the public.