October 19, 2011
Colloquium: Monday, November 7, 2011
Monday, November 7, 2011
11:30 a.m., Clark Hall, Rm. 309
Decoding the Antikythera Mechanism: An Ancient Greek Computer by Dr. John Seiradakis , University of Thessaloniki
Sponsored by the Department of Classics, History, Astronomy, Physics, and Geology, along with the Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities, the College of Arts and Sciences Dean's office, and the Hellenic Preservation Society.
The Antikythera Mechanism is a Greek calendrical computing device from ca. 200 - 65 B.C., and one of the most important archeological artifacts ever discovered.
New Postdoctoral Scholar: Mike Krawczynski
Mike Krawczynski joined the department this month as a postdoctoral scholar. Mike received his PhD in 2011 as a student in the joint program between MIT and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. At Case he is working with Jim Van Orman on experimental studies that address the origin and internal evolution of the terrestrial planets.