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Pint of Science - Chicago

Explore the hottest scientific topics with world leading the pub

5/19/2014 to 5/21/2014
When: 5/19/2014 - 5/21/2014
From 5:30 PM until 7:30 PM
Where: Bar Louie
355 N Dearborn St
Chicago, Illinois  60601
United States

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New scientific discoveries are happening all the time, fascinating developments which will change the future of the human race. But how often are you given the chance to really understand how these discoveries are made and what they mean?

The Pint of Science festival 2014 will see some of world’s best scientific researchers travel to the pub to discuss their latest findings with you. This is your chance to get face-to-face with the people involved in out carrying out current research. You can listen to them talk, join in games and quizzes, or just enjoy a chat over a pint. Find out what’s really going on in cancer research, neuroscience, global warming, space missions and many more.

The festival will run from the 19th to the 21st of May.

May 19 Speakers:

Eric Masanet, Associate Professor, McCormick School of Engineering, Northwestern University

Which is better for the environment: Paper or plastic? 

May 20 Speakers:

David J. Hoffman, Professor and Head, Department of Physics, University of Illinois at Chicago
State of the Universe, less than a second after the big bang

Stephen Moose, Professor, Department of Crop Science, UIUC
Party Genes-How Genetic Modifications Make the Drink

May 21 Speakers:

Moira Zellner, Associate Professor, Urban Planning and Policy University of Illinois at Chicago
Improving the environment doesn't take *that* much...

Peggy Mason, University of Chicago
What rats can teach us about empathy

Featuring the band: X-Rated Crystallography

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