Fascinating Thursday Evening Lineup at the Ars Electronica Center
(Linz, May 9, 2012) An interesting evening program awaits visitors to the Ars Electronica Center on Thursday, May 10. At 6:30 PM, Manuela Macedonia, a neuroscientist at the Max Planck Institute in Leipzig, gives a rundown on what goes into being successful. Then at 8 PM, Deep Space LIVE showcases the fascinating sport of skydiving. Members of Linz’s Union Parachuting Club will screen breathtaking footage of their jumps.
“Brains for Everybody” Series: Why Barack Obama Became President of the USA / 6:30 PM
Can anyone be a winner? Dr. Manuela Macedonia discusses whether good fortune and hard work are sufficient for a successful career. She’ll explain which areas of our brain and which biological mechanisms determine the capacities that are conducive to being a success.
Deep Space LIVE: Touching the Sky / 8 PM
Members of the Union Parachuting Club present breathtaking videos of their flights above Linz, screen thrilling footage of formation jumps, cool sequences from indoor wind tunnels, and amazing 3D clips that really get across what makes this sport so enthralling.