"Scientists Fair 2013" (Saturday, May 25th)

  • May 25, 2013 · 1:00 PM
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On Saturday May 25th, the Ann Arbor Science & Skeptics are hosting the second annual “The Scientists Fair.” . The event will take place from 1:00pm to 3:00pm. This will be free and open to both Ann Arbor Science & Skeptics members and the public.

Located in the Multi-Purpose room (in the lower level of the main branch), there will be several professors and researchers from the University of Michigan with expertise in general fields of knowledge, available to answer your questions. Some of the topics will include evolution, geology, solar system formation, nuclear energy, climate change, particle physics, and more.

You can watch a short video about the Scientists Fair here (video).

The purpose of this event is to not only acquaint people to scientific knowledge, but also to how that knowledge is obtained. We want people to ask these experts questions like how theories are supported with experimentation, what hypotheses were tested and confirmed or falsified, and to what extent is there consensus amongst their colleagues about a given theory.

There is no reservation limit for this meet-up. And you can invite as many of your family and friends who enjoy science.

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  • Eva

    I loved the format and variety of topics and speakers.

    May 28, 2013

  • Lee R.

    So much information spilling out - thanks all. Have to be another time to talk with science group.

    1 · May 25, 2013

  • Lori P.

    Great Event~ The Science professionals were all welcoming and engaging. It was also very family friendly my sons and their friends enjoyed it thoroughly. Thanks Chris and Janice!!

    1 · May 25, 2013

  • Janice L. M.

    Oh, a mind-blowing experience.

    2 · May 25, 2013

  • Chris

    The topics of which we'll have scientists/engineers with certain expertise are as followed: cosmology/particle physics (the Big Bang, dark energy), evolution (marine biology), pioneering medicine (human cloning, disease modeling), solar system formation (organics), geology (volcanoes, fracking), climate change (atmospheric and glacial research), and nuclear power (power plants, nuclear fuel, nuclear waste).

    May 24, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I guess it goes without saying that I'll be there...

    1 · May 19, 2013

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