Monthly Archives: January 2014

Beethoven’s Great Fugue

Beethoven’s great fugue is final movement to his opus 130 string quartet. It is a wild piece of music, a crazy experiment in dissonance that once bloomed an era. As per Stravinsky, this piece will forever remain contemporary. Stephen Malinowski, a musician, … Continue reading

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Science and the Power of Storytelling

Alan Alda, actor, director, screenwriter, author, six-time Emmy and Golden Globe winner, known for his starring roles as Dr.Pierce in the TV series M*A*S*H,  spoke at Stanford’s Panofsky Auditorium on January 16th in front of a packed audience about the use of storytelling in Science. … Continue reading

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Oakland Mayor’s Spacey Holiday Party

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In Town Star Party

Cherif and I attended the San Jose Astronomical Association’s In Town Star Party on Friday January 3rd. Here was the description of the event as posted on their website: Interested in learning about the night sky? Come out and look … Continue reading

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