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Holiday Lights Shine At PacSci

The 2019 holiday season is here and once again this year, PacSci is going all out with a very special light art installation.

Saturn: Number One In Moons

Twenty newly discovered moons makes Saturn the new king of moons in our solar system, and their discovery may mean much more.

PacSci Podcast: Shakespeare and Science

In this PacsSci Podcast we look at an event coming up just before Halloween that focuses on an infamous story and examines it from a scientific perspective.

The Science of Beer

Do you love beer? Do you know what goes into making this beloved beverage? It turns out there’s a whole lot more science involved than you might think.

PacSci Podcast: Live Long and Evolve

by | Jun 28, 2019

Have you ever wondered why alien life in the Star Trek multiverse resembles us Earthlings so closely? Listen to this interview with Dr. Mohamed Noor, long-time Trek fan and professor of Biology and Dean of Natural Sciences at Duke University.

Then explore the possibility of humanoid or other life on alien planets with Dr. Noor at Science in the City on July 29. 2019 at 7 p.m. Drawing on scenes from Star Trek as well as principles of evolution, Dr. Noor will evaluate hypotheses for why so many humanoids exist in the popular and long-running science fiction franchise.

Learn more about Science in the City: Star Trek and the Science of Human(oid) Evolution.

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