NNB XIII – March 27, 2018

Join us Tuesday, March 27th for Nerd Nite Baltimore Lucky #13! We have another great line up, from international health philanthropy to space battles and robots, because, why not?! Come out, grab a beer and settle in for the best 2 hours you’ll spend on a Tuesday!

Talks listed below, Disclaimer: Order of talks may change. As always, we appreciate your flexibility and ongoing support!

Nerd Nite Baltimore (NNB) is part of an international community of Nerd Nites in over 90 cities around the world! This event combines imbibing and learning. Anyone with a passion can be a Nerd Nite speaker! Join us for a night of educational drinking! Nerd Nite Baltimore is a bi-monthly event held at a local bar where information combines with fun.

Talks at Nerd Nite are typically 20 minutes with a rollicking Q&A afterward. The barkeeps at De Kleine Duivel will keep your glasses full of delightful Belgian beer and spirits. (This is a 21 and over venue.) Doors open at 6:30ish…event starts at 7:00pm We have a great line up for this month!

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Talk: “Create your own lane”

By: Robin Baker, OTR

Robin F. Baker, is a social entrepreneur, international occupational therapist, consultant and catalyst pursuing solutions to improve the quality of life of persons with disabilities. Robin is the founder and executive director of GoTHERAPY, a social enterprise committed to improving stroke survivors and persons with disabilities access to rehabilitation services in low to middle resource countries. Robin was recently recognized as the 2017 Maryland Daily Record’s “Very Important Professional, Successful by 40” for her work and commitment to global health and rehabilitation.

About: Merging ones passion with their purpose and confidently pursuing their deams even if the road hasn’t been paved.

Talk: “The Physics of Space Battles”

By: Dr. Gautham Narayan

Gautham Narayan is the Lasker Fellow at Space Telescope and a former organizer of Astronomy-on-Tap in Tucon, AZ. He studies how things go boom, things in the process of going boom, and what happens after things have gone boom. He decided very early on that the bigger the boom, the better the boom! Therefore he went in for the biggest booms in the Universe – supernovae and sci-fi!

About: BLACK HOLES DEVOURING SPACESHIPS! GIANT SPACE LASERS! TESLAs IN SPACE! Who doesn’t love them? Well, as long as you are on the right end… or you aren’t being asked to build one, because it turns out that’s hard. Poke at some of sci-fi’s biggest tropes, and the learn about the cool science that is actually possible.

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