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  • Lyceum Society: The Strange Shape of the Moon: A 4.34 Billion-Year Detective Tale

    Thursday, June 16, 2011 | 11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
    The New York Academy of Sciences

    Presented by the Lyceum Society

      • Registration Closed

    The Lyceum Society is comprised of the Academy's retired and semi-retired members. Talks cover various scientific fields. All Academy members are welcome.

    All Lyceum meetings (except December) are Brown Bag lunches. Brown Bag: 11:30 am; Brief-Brief: 12:00pm; Lecture & Discussion: 1pm to 3 pm.


    Charles Byrne 

    Byrne received a BSEE degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and an MSEE from Cal Tech. From 1958-2001, he was at Bell Telephone Labs, Bellcomm, Telcordia, and other AT&T subsidiaries.

    His career illuminates what corporations and individuals and contributed to the Apollo program and, in turn, how Apollo developed those skills for use by private industry, a unique accomplishment.

    In mathematics: synchronization of digital signals for long distance communication, spectral analysis of seismic signals (in support of the Atmospheric Test Ban Treaty).