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Date:
June 10, 2018
Time:
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location:
Community Room
Needham Free Public Library
Address:
1139 Highland Avenue
Needham, MA 02494
Contact:
781-455-7559

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2018 McIver Lecture Series: The Beanpot Connection. Lecture Three: Dr. James Bird, Boston University: The Science of Bubbles

Sunday, June 10

Continuing the theme of the “Beanpot Connection,” Dr. James Bird, Asst. Professor, College of Engineering,Continuing the theme of the “Beanpot Connection,” Dr. James Bird, Asst. Professor, College of Engineering, will show why bubbles are beautiful, powerful, and important. In his presentation he will show high speed movies taken in his laboratory, carry out live demonstrations, highlight numerous applications in which drops and bubbles impact our lives, and discuss the open questions that scientists are still exploring. This promises to be a most entertaining and informative presentation of interest to those of all ages.. This is the third of four lectures and is sponsored by the Trustees of the Needham Free Public Library in memory of former director Vivian D. McIver.