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August 3, 2014

Imagine This!

Sunday, August 3

11:00am – 3:00pm

 

See the world of tomorrow as the JMM is taken over by robots!

 

 

We will have robots of all shapes and sizes at the museum, learn hands-on some of the intricacies of robotics with the slightly simpler models. Experts will be on hand to help you engage with the larger models.

 

Play catch with a robot and explore the ways in which the technology within a Nintendo Wii are utilized within robotics.

 

 

At 3:00pm join us for a special talk by Jennifer George, granddaughter of Rube Goldberg as she presents her book The Art of Rube Goldberg.  More info HERE.


Start: August 3, 2014 11:00 am
End: August 3, 2014 3:00 pm
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The Art of Rube Goldberg

A Book Talk

 

Sunday, August 3, 3:00pm

 

Author Jennifer George

 

JG head shotJennifer George, granddaughter of Rube Goldberg will be presenting her book The Art of Rube Goldberg.


Start: August 3, 2014 3:00 pm
End: August 3, 2014 4:30 pm
GreenRocket

August 7, 2014

Can Rockets be Green?

Thursday, August 7, 6:00pm

 

Speaker Professor Benveniste Natan

 

FREE!

 

Benny-NatanProf. Benveniste (Benny) Natan from the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering heads the Technion Missile Propulsion Laboratory. He will discuss some of his latest research at the JMM during a brief tour of the U.S.

Prof. Benveniste (Benny) Natan from the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering heads the Technion Missile Propulsion Laboratory. His research interests focus on propulsion and combustion-related topics, including gel propellants for rocket and ramjet engines, hybrid rockets, boron combustion, combustion of metals, solid fuel combustion and more.

He received his bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees at the Technion Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, and has been a member of the faculty since 1991. He was also a visiting professor at the Politecnico di Milano, Italy in 2013-14, and at the National Technical University of Athens in 2003-04. Between 1989-1991 he conducted a two-year post-doctoral research as a National Research Council Research Associate at the Navy Postgraduate School in Monterey, CA.

He has also been a member of the Technion Student-Faculty committee. Prof. Natan was born in Greece in 1954 to Holocaust survivors. He and his wife frequently travel between Israel and Greece.

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Start: August 7, 2014 6:00 pm
End: August 7, 2014 8:00 pm