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June 2017 Science at the Market

Posted on: 6/12/2017 1:32 PM
Topics: [ Announcements ] [ Education ] [ Outreach ]

For the eighth year, the University of Illinois Department of Physics is bringing "Science at the Market" on selected Saturday mornings to Urbana's Market at the Square. Various U of I and other experts will be on hand each week with demonstrations illustrating the science they represent and to answer questions from the public about the researchers' disciplines.

For example, you may learn about:

  • What birds and other animals live in Champaign-Urbana parks
  • Floating superconductors
  • Solar flares via solar telescopes
  • Pants that don't stain thanks to nanotechnology
  • 3-D printing by the Illinois Geometry Lab (IGL)
  • Lizards and other animals shown by the Graduate Students in
  • Ecology & Evolutionary Biology (GEEB)
  • And a lot about bees, bumblebees, and pollination on Polinators' Saturdays

June 2017 Schedule:

  • June 3, 2017: Staerkel Planetarium /CU Astronomy Club
  • June 10, 2017: The University of Illinois Mechanical Science and Engineering
  • June 17, 2017: University of Illinois Department of Entomology - Pollinators
  • June 24, 2017: University of Illinois Department of Astronomy


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