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MIT on Chaos and Climate

Various Speakers

Friday, February 2, 2018, 8:30am - 5:45pm 

A Centenary Celebration of Jule Charney and Ed Lorenz

We invite you to a symposium celebrating the diverse and enduring scientific legacies of former MIT professors Jule Charney and Ed Lorenz, groundbreaking contemporaries of the 20th century whose seminal contributions to atmospheric dynamics and chaos theory launched modern meteorology and transformed numerous other scientific disciplines. Their stories illustrate the critical and far-reaching value of basic scientific research.

Friday, February 2nd—Open to the public—
8:30AM – 5:30PM | MIT Wong Auditorium, Room E51-115

A scientific symposium presented by the Department of Earth, Atmospheric & Planetary Sciences, and co-sponsored by the Lorenz Center and the Houghton Fund, featuring presentations by colleagues from across MIT and the scientific community.


For more information: John Marshall | -or- Faith Zhang |

This symposium is presented by: The Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences - Co-sponsored by the Lorenz Center and the Houghton Fund.