On Colour, February 27, 2012

Monday, February 27, 2:00-3:30pm Leigha Lee Browne Theatre, UTSC All welcome: Please RSVP to ctl-events @utsc.utoronto.ca Light refreshments served Directions to the Theatre: Walk down the third floor of the S-wing to the new part of the building, and enter the theatre by taking a left and going downstairs. Erin L. Webster, Art History (faculty) […]

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On Death, November 3 2010 (Our Annual Halloween edition!)

Wednesday, November 3, 4:00-6:00 pm, Gradroom at Grad House, 66 Harbord St, Toronto. All are welcome. No advance registration is required. Presentations: Why hasn’t natural selection made us immortal? Arvid Ågren (Ecology & Evolutionary Biology) Only around 100 years ago, the Western world had a life expectancy 25 years lower than today. This was the […]

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On Colour, January 27 2010

Biphoton Wave Functions: Pictures from Quantum Optics Luke Helt, Physics Although explored by Newton as early as 1672, optics is still an intense area of current research. We can produce various colours for displays (with phosphors, or liquid crystals), reduce glare (with polarized sunglasses), and send information at high speeds (with fiber-optic cables and diode […]

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On Fidelity, November 27 2009

Fidelity in Nature Anna Price, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Darwin viewed reproduction as a co-operative process involving a male and a female, where mutual mate choice leads to the production of high-quality offspring, which benefits both sexes. However, more recent theory and observation reveal that there is nothing inherently co-operative about male-female interactions. In many […]

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