AGreat Journey West! - Mensa Annual Gathering

June 7, 2011

If you haven't already made your plans - time is running out!  The Mensa Annual Gathering (AG) - AGreat Journey West! is happening in Portland June 30 - July 4, 2011.  To attend please complete and return the registration form with your payment or register online at AG.


Mensa Mind Games 2012

June 7, 2011
Mensa Mind Games 2012 has been scheduled!  The event will be held in Herdon, Virginia April 20-22, 2012. To attend, please complete and return the registration form with your payment or register online at Mind Games.
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SWSF Mensa in the News

May 26, 2011
I nearly forgot about this!  Back in April at our Mensa Happy Hour in Bonita Springs, a reporter from the Fort Myers News Press interviewed members about our group.

The article can be found here, for as long as it lasts online.  A PDF version is available here.

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More Battles in Quantum Mechanics

May 6, 2011
Program time: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

In downtown Naples: Naples Regional Library (Rees Room) 2 1/2 blocks west from US41 on Central Ave (get off at the Golden Gate Ave exit 105 and go right to US41) Note: the AVEs count down by block from the North and Central Ave is between 1st Ave North and 1st Ave south.
Einstein fought Quantum Mechanics all the way until his death (and thereafter?). He even proposed an experiment that showed Quantum Mechanics could not possibly be correct and this experim...

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May/June 2011 M-Compass Available

May 3, 2011
Editor Betty Haas was moving and apologizes for the delay.  The May/June 2011 M-Compass is now available online and should be arriving in the mail to those who prefer hard copy.

To view the newsletter, please click the link above.  Login is required to access the American Mensa website.

In future you can access this link on our website by clicking on the "Calendar of Events" tab at the top of the page.
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Battles In Quantum Mechanics (follow up)

April 19, 2011
For all who attended the Battles in Quantum Mechanics event last Saturday, Jim Goodman asked me to send out the following:

I realized after the talk that I had found experimental evidence that there were spooky errors in QM and Relativity that had been attempted to be explained by statistical error (standard error in me...asurement). The talk pointed out that in the 1890-1900 period there were errors in experiment that opened new fields of theory in the period 1905-1930. We now are in a simila...

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Battles in Quantum Mechanics

April 16, 2011
Event Reminder

Date:  Saturday, 04/16/11
Time:  5:30 pm
The Marco Island Historical Museum, Rose History Auditorium, 180 South Heathwood Drive, Marco Island, FL 34145

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Great Moments in the History of Math and Science - it's our monthly get - together on Marco Island.  Anyone interested in math or science is welcome to give a talk.  The first one is "Battles In Quantum Mechanics," in which Jim Goodman will tell us how major physicists differed from Einstein in t...

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