Do you like science and the natural world? Do you enjoy quiet, pleasant, small-group conversation?
Please join us if you truly enjoy discussing all types of science: biology, chemistry, astronomy, geology, ecology, meteorology, horticulture, physics, epidemiology, marine science, nanotechnology, mathematics(the queen of the sciences!) , neuroscience, computer science, scientific technology, medicine and related arts, engineering, etc.
To accommodate both early risers and folks who prefer evening gatherings, we meet once a month at 7:30 AM, once at 7:00 PM, and once even at 10 AM for those who are part lark and part owl!All meetings are free, but it is customary to purchase a refreshment in order to supportthecommercial establishments in which we meet.
Our group is comprised of individuals eager to discuss real science by using language and concepts that renderthetopics accessible and interesting to people who already have some science literacy and would like to acquire more.
Conversations center on whatever science anyone wants to discuss that day. There will be no pre-determined topics for discussion. Feel free to draw inspiration from Science News on the web, NPR's Science Friday or Radio Lab, or the NYT science section in addition to any professional journals you follow.
Attendees arerequired to RSVP.
Please note that to participate in this Meetup having a background in one ofthesciences is very helpful and havingtheability to acquire knowledge and to think critically is essential. Courtesy, friendliness, and participation without pecuniary self-interest are assumed.
If you think it would be fun to have a thoughtful exchange of information and ideas about science andthenatural world, please come willing to talk, listen, think, teach, and learn!