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Thu Aug 9, 2012

Randall Dipert, a Discussion on Cyberwarfare

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Location: 400 Geddes Hall

Cyberwarfare: Extending the Domain and the Search for Relevant Analogies

Randall Dipert, C.S. Pierce Professor of American Philosophy at University of Buffalo, will give a presentation followed by a discussion on Thursday, August 9 at 10:00am in 400 Geddes Hall (the Conference Room). For information about Randall Dipert see, http://dipert.org/

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Wed Aug 29, 2012

Reilly Center Forum - Erik M. Conway. “Dreaming of Mars Sample Return, from Viking to the Mars Science Laboratory”

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Location: 200 McKenna Hall

Erik M. Conway, “Dreaming of Mars Sample Return, from Viking to the Mars Science Laboratory”

Planetary scientists have long wanted to bring samples of the other planets back to Earth for analysis. They routinely argue that better instrumentation exists on Earth than can be delivered to a planetary surface; that samples brought back to Earth can foster a broader range of experiments than can be sent into space; that returned samples can be re-examined as scientific instrumentation improves. The lunar samples returned by the Apollo missions to the Moon are the totemic examples, subject to research for decades since their return.…