Simon in the USA — Summer 2018

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Re: Simon in the USA — Summer 2018

Postby anonjedi2 on July 14th, 2018, 7:02 am

Dammit, I wish I would have seen this. I live in Aurora, not too far from the Denver Airport. Feeling sad that I missed an opportunity to meet the two of you!
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Re: Simon in the USA — Summer 2018

Postby hoi.polloi on July 14th, 2018, 2:28 pm

Oh I would have liked to meet you too. Well, it might have been brief as we would have to get out from behind the security area and back again before boarding closed. Still, we'll have to make it another time when we can just relax and chat. See you around hopefully!
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Re: Simon in the USA — Summer 2018

Postby hoi.polloi on August 9th, 2018, 3:27 pm

Simon will be giving FREE presentations of the TYCHOS at two major University locations in the USA this month before heading back home to Italy.

Location 1: Flagstaff

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We couldn't find a good picture of this (probably unimpressive unphotogenic) building but if you peer through the archway in Google StreetView, it's that boring brick looking thing in the very background.

Nevertheless! Come to the free presentation and enjoy Simon's speaking engagement!

Friday, August 17, 2018 @ 4:30-6:30pm
Northern Arizona University
Physical Science Building
Room #233
527 S Beaver St, Flagstaff, AZ


Google may not map you to the correct location. Please find facility parking, which will be about $7 or $1/hr on the street (we were informed). I haven't spent much time at NAU so we will be a bit unfamiliar with it, but it looks very bicycle friendly. Provided it's not storming. And it might be.


Location 2: Minneapolis

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Thursday, August 23, 2018 @ 6:30-9:30pm
University of Minnesota
John T. Tate Astrophysics Hall
Room #110
116 Church St. SE, Minneapolis, MN


As for parking here, can't help you. I know there are parking structures around. But it's a beautifully walkable/bikable/rollerskatable/busable/trainable campus so anyway you come to the U of M show up for some complimentary coffee (that's coming out of my rapidly dwindling personal budget but, hey — Science! Philosophy! Challenging the mainstream! And I will get a paying job again soon) and stimulating solar system stuff!

Hopefully see you there!
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Re: Simon in the USA — Summer 2018

Postby Flabbergasted on August 9th, 2018, 4:24 pm

hoi.polloi » August 9th, 2018, 11:27 am wrote:Simon will be giving FREE presentations of the TYCHOS at two major University locations in the USA this month before heading back home to Italy.

Are you planning to film the presentations? Will the schedule include time for questions/debate after each presentation?
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Re: Simon in the USA — Summer 2018

Postby simonshack on August 9th, 2018, 6:25 pm

Flabbergasted » August 9th, 2018, 3:24 pm wrote:
hoi.polloi » August 9th, 2018, 11:27 am wrote:Simon will be giving FREE presentations of the TYCHOS at two major University locations in the USA this month before heading back home to Italy.

Are you planning to film the presentations? Will the schedule include time for questions/debate after each presentation?


Dear Flabbergasted,

Yes, there'll be a Q&A after each presentation - and I certainly hope that many questions will be submitted. As for filming, we have no plans for that at the moment since there's only the two of us (Hoi and I) at both presentations and there's only so much we can do! Anyhow, we plan to put together some video material in the near future to illustrate the Tychos model's workings with sound and imagery.
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