Nerd Nite Miami VI at Gramps Bar, Wynwood
7-9 pm April 9, 2015
The first Nerd Nite Miami al fresco. Beautiful evening.
“Big Bounce and Multiverses in Quantum Cosmology” by M.E. Hogan
The study of cosmology encompasses the origin, structure, evolution, and ultimate fate of the Universe, from the Big Bang to the distant future. Quantum theory, however, says that the Big Bang cannot be the true beginning, and that our universe must have existed even before this time. Matt helped us explore this tantalizing possibility: what happened before the Big Bang?
“What’s Up With Psychiatry? An Outsider’s Experience of Working in the Field” by Tim Ryan
Many nerds have a sneaking suspicion that psychiatry is somehow not as scientifically rigorous as other fields of medicine. He started working as a research assistant in a university psychiatry department three years ago and being on the inside has more than confirmed that suspicion.
“Isotopes of ET” by Troy Bernier
Water isn’t just H2O. Isotopes are variants of elements with different neutrons. There are over 250 stable isotope varieties. Several make up the water molecule. Mr. Bernier discussed the different isotopes that make up this significant cycle that contribute to our planet’s biosphere.