with Chris Hoel & Ashley Truxal
Friday, September 29, 2017 at 6:30 PM at Scarlet City Espresso Bar
Hearing at the Microscopic Level
Hearing is an experience so ubiquitous that many of us take it for granted. Yet this seemingly simple process contains incredible complexity and wonderfully strange sights. From hammers and drums to hair cells and mysterious molecules, come and join us for a tour of hearing from the macroscopic to the microscopic.
The Many Magnets Within and Around Us
From electric shavers, flash drives and smartphones to the core of our planet and neutron stars, magnets are all around us, and even inside of us! But where does magnetism come from? Ashley, a researcher of novel magnetic resonance imaging techniques and magnet geek extraordinaire, will give a fundamental explanation to the origin of this ubiquitous, invisible force, and introduce us to the mysterious magnetism within our own bodies.