* The untold story of “the last samurai’s” death-poem and its journey from the battlefields of Shiroyama to the salons of Georgian London.
* From humans to birds and insects, many species have a 50/50 split between females and males. But why? Economics and game theory can illuminate the battle of the sexes in biology
* And a throwback talk on the most exciting near-disasters in space science and the lessons they have taught us about science, technology, and the human spirit.
Speakers and approximate schedule (times JST):
1. (20:15) Andy Houwen — Ezra Pound and the Last Samurai
2. (21:00) Sarah Crites — In Space, No One Can Hear You Scream: Narrow Escapes & Miraculous Saves in Space Exploration (April 2018)
3. (21:45) Ryosuke Iritani — Economics of the Sexes in Nature: How Organisms Play Games
When: January 15 (Friday), start 20:00 (JST) [11am London, 6am New York]
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