Why Gentlemen Prefer Blondes: An Evolutionary Perspective
by Melissa Blundell Osorio, Nerd Nite Co-Boss
A look into the science of beauty and why we’re attracted to the things we’re attracted to, seen in the context of a Darwinian struggle for survival.
Mineralogy and Crystallography
by Kelsey Marzolf
A presentation on mineralogy and crystallography and how subtle differences alter the appearance of the mineral.
Diamonds Are For Everyone
by John Janik
A spirited conversation about how cultured diamonds are made and how they are advancing technology. “In addition to its perceived beauty, diamond is one of the most exciting engineering material and stands to revolutionize many facets of technology.” (John Janik) For more info: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vEWpu3z3UBY#t=91
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