Science/Tech After Dark
Science After Dark 2016-2017:
October 18, 2016 – Auditory Battle Fatigue, Walter Reed research audiologist examines cause and prevention of noise-induced hearing loss and cochlear implants.
November 15, 2016 – 3D Technology and VAMR, Experience VAMR – Virtual, Augmented, and Mixed Reality, from an international expert.
January 17, 2017 – Human Genetic Modification, Body, heal thyself: new ways to use genetic modiﬁcation in cancer therapy.
February 21, 2017 – Planetary Science, “What’s Up with What’s Up?” An edutaining talk on the latest discoveries beyond earth, more…
March 21, 2017 – Elephant Seals, David L. Bauer and Diana Blake Barnhart, more…
April 18, 2017 – A Changing Bay, The story of eelgrass, earth, and the dynamic waters of the Morro Bay Estuary.
May 16, 2017 – Yikes! Don’t Bug Out, Annual family friendly free event presents a hands-on opportunity to learn about insects, bugs, and creepy crawlers.
Science After Dark 2015-2016: PDF
Sept. 16 6:30pm Climate Change PG&E Meteorologist John Lindsey gives the forecast on climate change. Steynberg Gallery $5, 1531 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo
Oct. 21 6:30pm Lego Derby! Build a Lego derby car to race on the SLO MakerSpace speed sensor track. Appetizers and door prizes included! Steynberg Gallery $5, 1531 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo
Nov. 18 6:30pm Yellowstone Wolves Top Dog! Influence of Yellowstone’s controversial apex predator. Luis Wine Bar $5, 1021 Higuera St., San Luis Obispo
Dec. 9 6:30pm Molecular Gastronomy Engage in culinary physics and mad food science to exercise your brain and palate. Steynberg Gallery $5, 1531 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo
Jan. 20 6:30pm Drones, AUV’s, and ROV’s In the sky, under the sea. How drones are used to research and monitor our coastline. Luis Wine Bar $5, 1021 Higuera St., San Luis Obispo
Feb. 17 6:30pm Science and Romance of Diamonds From heat and pressure comes true love! Valentine’s dessert included. Luis Wine Bar $5, 1021 Higuera St., San Luis Obispo
Mar. 16 6:30pm Methane Co-Generation How Marian Hospital converts landfill waste to watts. Steynberg Gallery $5, 1531 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo
Apr. 20 6:30pm Cancer Fighting Bacteria Hardy Diagnostics Microbiologist on how minuscule microbes battle big disease. Steynberg Gallery $5, 1531 Monterey St., San Luis Obispo
May. 18 6:30pm Demise of the Pismo Clam Overfishing, sea otters, or something else? Ben Ruttenberg, PhD explains his research. Luis Wine Bar $5, 1021 Higuera St., San Luis Obispo
June. 15 6:30pm Appreciation Night Strictly social science! Appetizers and wine with Science After Dark presenters! Rancho El Chorro free, 3350 Education Dr., San Luis Obispo
Tech After Dark 2015-2016: PDF
Sept. 28 6:30pm Robotics Expo Bring your kids to explore the 7th Annual Softec Student Robotics Expo! 222 Elks Ln, San Luis Obispo, Elks Lodge, free
Nov. 3 6:30pm SLO Makerspace Open House Tour, watch demos and learn more about the SLO MakerSpace. 3988 Short St #100, San Luis Obispo, free
Feb. 2 6:30pm iFixit.com DIY Repair: A global movement of tinkerers, hackers, and self-taught engineers. Luis Wine Bar free, 1021 Higuera St., San Luis Obispo
Apr. 4 5:00pm Scratch – Learn Coding in an Hour Create your own interactive story, game or animation – all ages welcome! 3350 Education Dr., San Luis Obispo, SLO County Office of Education, free
May 3 6:30pm Amazon Open House Come learn about Amazon’s operations in their new SLO location. Amazon.com free, 1194 Pacific St., Ste. 103, SLO