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Fare Thee Well to the newly retired Joan McConnell

Tue, 18 Sep 2018

“The second principle of magic: things which have once been in contact with each other continue to act on each other at a distance after the physical contact has been severed.” – James G. Frazer  On Thursday, September 13, 2018, the Faculty of Science bid a fond farewell to Joan…

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Finding connections: Artist Rebecca Kamen bridges the gap between science and art

Mon, 17 Sep 2018

If you think art and science are incompatible, you need only experience the art and lectures of sculptor Rebecca Kamen to conclude otherwise. Currently serving as Artist in Residence in the Computational Neuroscience Initiative and Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Pennsylvania, Kamen has the unique ability…

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Invent the Future contest

Mon, 17 Sep 2018

What would you invent if you could invent anything? Do you have an idea for an invention? Would it be fun? Would it help others? How would it be good for the future? A young Winnipeg girl, named Frances, sent us her invention for the future; “The Want Machine,” a…

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