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Events for Saturday January 9, 2021

Virtual Science Lecture - The Renaissance of the Stellarator Fusion Concept, PPPL

Saturday January 9, 2021
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

The Ronald E. Hatcher Science on Saturday Lecture Series resumes on Jan. 9 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. and continues through March 13 on the Zoom virtual meeting platform. Go to PPPL’s Science Education webpage here for the link.

The series kicks off with a lecture on “The Renaissance of the Stellarator Fusion Concept,” by PPPL physicist David Gates, head of Advanced Projects. Stellarators, a type of fusion energy facility that has twisty coils, were invented by PPPL founder Lyman Spitzer in the 1950s. The complex devices have been a less popular choice for fusion experiments than donut-shaped tokamaks but are making a come-back as scientists find new approaches to stellarator design.

Welcome Winter Walk - The Watershed

Saturday January 9, 2021
10:00 AM

Join Education Director, Jeff Hoagland on a morning walk at the Mountain Lakes Preserve in Princeton to explore the wonders of the natural world in winter. Discover the unique survival strategies of local plants and animals, learn where animals store food and how they survive the season’s relentless chill.

Dress warmly; boots are recommended. Presented in partnership with the Friends of Princeton Open Space and co-sponsored by the Washington Crossing Audubon Society. Ages 6 and up. Masks, social distancing, and adult attendance required.

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Hooray for Havdalah, Beth El Synagogue

Saturday January 9, 2021
6:00 PM

On Saturday, January 9, 2021 at 6:00 pm, Beth El Synagogue of East Windsor presents an on-line event "Hooray for Havdalah". Bring a havdalah candle, if you have one, or any candle to end Shabbat with a special glow, activity and story.

Register by sending an email before January 7, 2021 to hooray4holidays@gmail.com

Beth El Synagogue is located at 50 Maple Stream Road, East Windsor, NJ, 08520, www.bethel.net , admin@bethel.net, Synagogue office; 609-443-4454.

Beyond Words, Friends of Princeton Public Library

Saturday January 9, 2021
7:00 PM

Annual library benefit takes place virtually as a three-part speaker series. Final speaker is New York Times bestselling author Kate Andersen Brower whose newest book, “Team of Five: The Presidents Club in the Age of Trump,” gives readers a glimpse into the world of five past U.S. presidents and their power, frustrations, and sometimes unlikely friendships. In conversation with Kevin Kruse, a professor of American history at Princeton. Register. $240 and up includes all three online events.

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