Lectures and Special Events
Questions for a Resilient Future
October 14, 2014
The Center for Humans and Nature, the Hastings Center, and the American Museum of Natural History’s Center for Biodiversity and Conservation, invite you to a fascinating evening of dialogue tackling big questions that challenge humanity today—and that could change our future. This year, distinguished scholars and guests will explore two fundamental questions: "How far should we go to bring back lost species?" and "Mind and morality: where do they meet?” Don’t miss the closing discussion moderated by Krista Tippett, host of the enlightening radio show On Being.
For more information on the program, please visit: http://www.humansandnature.org/questions-for-a-resilient-future-events-24.php
More in this Series:
November 7, 2016
Robert Peck, author of the new, illustrated book The Natural History of Edward Lear, discusses the remarkable life and natural history paintings of this beloved children’s writer, and why he abruptly and mysteriously abandoned his scientific work.
November 10, 2016
Join Dr. Justin Rubinstein, deputy chief of the Induced Seismicity Project at the United States Geological Survey, as he discusses this new breed of human-caused earthquakes.
November 19, 2016
Earthquakes happen frequently—but what causes them? Why are they unpredictable? What do they tell us about Earth's deep interior?
November 20, 2016
Discover how programmers, librarians, and archivists worked together to mine the Museum’s library data, unlocking new ways to visualize and understand the Museum Library’s collections. Hear first-hand accounts from the data trenches, and find out what hackers can really create in 24 hours.
December 21, 2016