Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous June 2016

Sponsored by Office of Science Outreach


Thursday, June 16, 2016
7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
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Li Ka Shing Center, Room LK101
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Event Details:

The Stanford LASERs are part of a national program of gatherings that brings
artists and scientists together for informal presentations and conversation with
the audience. Each evening event, free of charge and open to the public, will
present four artists, scientists, thinkers, inventors, and scholars who are
working on paradigm shifts. Each evening also allows the audience to socialize
and encourages people in the audience to briefly introduce their own work.
Chaired by cultural historian Piero Scaruffi.

The evening will feature presentations by:

  • Nicholas de Monchaux (UC Berkeley/ Architecture) on "Spacesuits and Cities"
  • Tom Abel (Stanford/ Physics) on "How Things in the Universe Came About & How They Ended Up Within Us"
  • Piero Scaruffi (Cultural Historian) on "Why the Singularity is not Coming any Time Soon - A Contrarian's View"
  • Andra Keay (Silicon Valley Robotics) on "Designing Good Robots"

Location: Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge at Stanford University
School of Medicine, Room LK101. There should be ample parking in the structure
on corner of Campus Drive West and Roth Way. This event is free and open to the

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