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Upcoming Science Events 16 – 22 April

From urban conservation to asteroids to gene therapy. This week has something for everyone.


Get ready for Earth Day at the New York Academy of Sciences. Come hear scientists and conservationists discuss recent urban conservation efforts at Nature and the City: What Good is Urban Conservation?

If astronomy is more your thing, come to the American Museum of Natural History for Asteroids: Friends or Foes. Richard Binzel will discuss the possible dangers of an asteroid impact and what humans can gain from asteroids.


On Tuesday, Science Writers in New York is hosting Ricki Lewis, author of The Forever Fix: Gene Therapy and the Boy who Saved it, at the ASME headquarters to discuss gene therapy’s evolution from failure to success.


Wednesday is this month’s Story Collider event. The theme this month is travel. Six scientists will share their witty and touching stories about science and travel.


On Thursday, the Lyceum Society will host its brown bag lunch discussion entitled Planets, Planetary Dust, and Meteorites. Denton S Ebel, curator for meteorites at the American Museum of Natural History  will talk about the early days of the solar system and how the planets formed.

Check out our Google Calendar (below) for more upcoming sciency events in New York City, and if you know of a great science event that you’d like us to add to our calendar, let us know!


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