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Here's the Star-Studded 2014 Science & Cooking Line-Up

Photo: Dan Souza of Cook's Illustrated, Science & Cooking 2013/Rachel Leah Blumenthal

Harvard's ultra-popular Science & Cooking lecture series, which is free and open to the public, returns this fall, taking place almost every Monday night from September 8 through December 1. In the past, attendees have begun lining up as early as two or three hours before the 7 p.m. start time, so be prepared to wait if you want to see Ferran Adrià, Christina Tosi, and other renowned chefs lecture about food and science. Here's the line-up for 2014.

September 8, 2014: "Science and Cooking: A Look at the Last Twenty Years"
Dave Arnold, Booker & Dax, and host of "Cooking Issues"
Harold McGee, writer, Curious Cook

September 15, 2014: "The Science of Sugar"
Joanne Chang, Flour Bakery + Cafe, author of Flour and Flour Too
[last year's recap]

September 22, 2014: "Al Dente: When Plastic Meets Elastic"
Mark Ladner, Del Posto

September 29, 2014: "gAstronomy"
Bill Yosses, former White House Pastry Chef, author of The Perfect Finish
Steve Howell, project scientist, NASA Kepler & K2 missions
[last year's recap]

October 6, 2014: "Heat Transfer and Chocolate"
Enric Rovira, master chocolatier

October 13, 2014: "Metamorphosis of Taste"
Dominique Crenn, Atelier Crenn

October 20, 2014: "Decoding the Creative Process"
Ferran Adrià, elBulli Foundation
[last year's recap]

October 27, 2014: "The History of Culinary Thickeners"
Martin Breslin, Harvard University Dining Services

November 3, 2014: Emulsions and Foams (Title TBA)
Christina Tosi, Milk Bar

November 10, 2014: "Where is the Acid?"
Daniel Humm, Eleven Madison Park

November 17, 2014: "Fermentation, an Ancient Trend"
Jody Adams, Rialto

December 1, 2014: "El Celler de Can Roca: Roots, Innovation, and Creation"
Joan Roca, El Celler de Can Roca

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