Cambridge Science Festival

Friday, April 18 2014

Location: Cambridge & Greater Boston, MA

The Cambridge Science Festival runs April 18-27, 2014.

http://CambridgeScienceFestival.org.

Here are some event highlights:

 

Friday, April 18

Big Ideas for Busy People - 7:30pm (10 speakers get 5 minutes each to share their Big Idea) $10

 

Saturday, April 19

Science Carnival & Robot Zoo - 12pm (yes, Robot Zoo.) FREE
Beyond Pocket Protectors and Flux Capacitors - 6pm (Science in the Movies) FREE

 

Sunday, April 20
Free admission to Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology and the Harvard Museum of Natural History - 9am (Free with a Cambridge Science Festival booklet!)

Monday, April 21
Cambridge-Boston Bridge Tours - 10am (Walking tour of Cambridge-Boston bridges with civil engineers) FREE

Making Molecules that Matter - 4pm FREE

Science of the Modern Cocktail - 5pm (21+, free, registration required)


Tuesday, April 22
Vijay Iyer: Embodied Cognition in Music - 4pm (part of Berklee's Jazz Composition Symposium) FREE
Drink Locally - Think Globally! - 5:45pm (beer & climate change) $10
Story Collider - 8pm (live storytelling at Davis Square Theatre) $12

Wednesday, April 23

Across MIT - 9:30am (Nuclear Research, AeroAstro, Trivia, Oh my!) FREE

Exploring the Art of Beer Making - 5pm FREE

Thursday, April 24
Carbonic Maceration Demo + Tasting - 5pm (science of wine!) FREE
High-speed Photography - From Edgerton to Oefner - 6pm FREE
Young Innovators Happy Hour - 6pm, 21+ Free entry, Cash bar

Friday, April 25
The Science of Jello - 11am, 1pm, or 3pm FREE
Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner in One Act with Clover Food Lab, Mystic Brewery, and Backyard Farms - 6pm FREE (talks followed by reception at Clover Kendall)
DeScience - Research on the Runway - 6pm (fashion design and science) FREE

Saturday, April 26

SciFest Block Party - 12pm (followed by after party at Aeronaut Brewery)
Space Day: MIT at the Final Frontier - 1pm (space suits, ion thrusters, exoplanets) FREE


Sunday, April 27

Science You Can Eat - 1pm FREE

Autonomous Fighting Robots: Final Competition - 1pm (Come see robots destroy each other behind a bullet-proof arena) FREE

See 100+ more events in the CSF Event Index.
The Cambridge Science Festival runs April 18-27, 2014.

http://CambridgeScienceFestival.org.

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