Feed your brain:
Tomorrow, “Small Brains, Smart Minds”, honeybee vision and thinking, free, 6 pm, LT1, the lecture theatres in the courtyard at the back of the Government Buildings/Law School Buildings/whatever the official name for them is.
“Insects cope remarkably well with their world despite possessing a brain that carries fewer than 0.01% as many neurons as ours does.”
Tomorrow, Robert Fisk, already booked out. Darn.
Ronald Wright, this thursday, not free:
History is the story of civilisations destroying themselves. – like Jared Diamond, but far more concise.
Climate Change and Us Forum, Monday 27 March 2006 at 7 – 9 pm, Te Papa. Entry free but limited places coz it will be full, apply for your ticket by 20 March. (Its the public part of http://www.vuw.ac.nz/sog/events/info-climate.aspx, which costs lots of money to go to.) If you go to one, go to this one.