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September 2019

Book & Bottle: Edward A. Sierra on “Marie Curie’s Life and Work” at Suffolk County Historical Society

September 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Suffolk County Historical Museum, 300 West Main Street
Riverhead, 11901 United States
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BOOK & BOTTLE featuring Edward A. Sierra on Marie Curie's Life and Work Thursday, September 19, 2019 – 6:00 pm Learn about Marie Curie, a scientist and an early pioneer of radioactivity, the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, and the first person and only woman to win the Nobel twice! Edward A. Sierra, a veteran of the U.S. Navy formerly employed as a reactor operator, will offer an engaging presentation on the life and work of this amazing…

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SoMAS Lecture: Citizen Science Program for Cold-Stunned Sea Turtles at Stony Brook Southampton

September 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Stony Brook Southampton, 239 Montauk Highway
Southampton, NY 11968 United States
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SoMAS lecture

On Friday, September 20th at 7:30pm, Maxine Montello, Rescue Program Director from the New York Marine Rescue Center will present a lecture titled:  “Creation of a citizen science program in response to historical  increase in New York’s cold stunned sea turtles” in the Duke Lecture Hall of Chancellor’s Hall on the Stony Brook Southampton Campus.    • This lecture was originally scheduled for Sept. 13 but the date has been changed.   The abstract of the talk appears below:   Long Island Sound and…

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Galileo’s Lute: A Concert in the Dome at Custer Institute Observatory

September 28 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Custer Institute, 1115 Main Bayview Road
Southold, NY 11971 United States
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Galileo Galilei

SEPTEMBER 28, 5:00PM.  GALILEO'S LUTE: A CONCERT IN THE DOME. Although Galileo's scientific achievements are widely known, the legendary "father of modern science" was a member of a distinguished family of musicians and was himself an accomplished player of the lute, the most important household instrument of the Renaissance. In celebration of Galileo's musical family and upbringing, world-renowned lutenist Dr. Christopher Morrongiello will perform a magnificent recital featuring works composed by Galileo's father and brother (Vincenzo and Michelangelo Galilei, respectively),…

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