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Science in aerospace age to be focus of seminars
STANFORD - "New Science and Technology in the Aerospace Age" is the topic
of a public seminar series to be presented at 8 p.m. Thursdays this summer in
In its 29th year, the series is co-sponsored by the National Aeronautics
and Space Administration, American Society for Engineering Education, and
Stanford University's department of aeronautics and astronautics. Admission
is free. One unit of credit is available to Stanford students.
- June 25, David L. Freyberg, associate professor of civil engineering,
Stanford, "Water for California - A Challenge."
- July 2, Joan Vernikos, acting associate director of the space research
directorate and chief of life sciences, NASA-Ames Research Center, "Gravity
Supply for Human Exploration Beyond Earth: How Much? How Often? How Long?"
- July 9, David Morrison, chief of space sciences, NASA- Ames, "Target
Earth: Cosmic Impacts a Continuing Threat."
- July 16, John Billingham, chief of the Search for Extraterrestrial Life
(SETI) Office, NASA-Ames, "SETI: The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligent
- July 23, Robert H. Cannon Jr., Charles Lee Powell Professor of
Aeronautics and Astronautics, Stanford, "The Human/Robot Team in Space."
- July 30, Peter E. Friedland, chief of artificial intelligence,
NASA-Ames, "Artificial Intelligence Research and Applications at NASA-Ames
- Aug. 6, Richard S. Shevell, professor emeritus of aeronautics and
astronautics, Stanford, "Air Transportation at the Turn of the 21st Century."
For information, call (415) 723-3328.
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