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Entries by Zoe P. Strassfield from 04/2012

Getting Lost at the Museum of Fine Arts

| Posted 04.02.2012 | College

That's what I love about museums -- every artwork or display is a window into another place, another time or another way of thinking.

Happy Aerospace Holidays: Music for Yuri's Night

| Posted 04.09.2012 | Huffington Post

In 2001, space enthusiasts decided April 12th was the perfect day to throw a party celebrating space exploration, and in the 11 years since, it's grown by leaps and bounds.

Thinking in Three Dimensions

| Posted 04.16.2012 | College

It turned out that the time Dr. Nicholas Patrick had actually spent flying in space had accounted for only .6 percent of his total time as an astronaut! However, the way he spent 1/3rd of his time was something he found just as satisfying -- engineering.

"Everybody Say 'Poyekhali'!" -- Yuri's Night in Boston

| Posted 04.23.2012 | College

After two more people had arrived, the decision was made to dim the lights and start the movie First Orbit. This unique film shows a nearly continuous orbit of the Earth as seen from the International Space Station, simulating what Yuri Gagarin would have seen on his flight.

Inquiring Minds Want to Know! Attending the 2012 Cambridge Science Festival

| Posted 04.30.2012 | College

While I'm incredibly sore that I couldn't be in New York today to see the Space Shuttle Enterprise arrive aboard NASA's carrier jet, living in Boston has allowed me to enjoy some first-rate experiences. The single luckiest event so far would have to be the Cambridge Science Festival.