Science Café: Uncovering the Unseen
Thursday, November 5, 2009 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM (EST)
Admission: $10 (includes Happy Hour, ID required); $5 (discussion only)
From creating a pipe organ out of soda bottles to designing four-dimensional objects, NASA's Dan Goods is intent on exploring the intersections between art and science. Installations he created as "visual strategist" at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory include "The Hidden Light," about finding planets around other stars, and "The Big Playground," in which a hole drilled into a grain of sand shows the scale of the universe. Currently, Goods is part of a team commissioned to create a data-driven sculpture as the centerpiece artwork for a new extension at the San Jose airport. Join Goods as he shares examples of his work and leads an informal discussion about integrating art and science.
When & Where
Koshland Science Museum
The Koshland Science Museum invites teens and adults to interact with the issues in a thought-provoking setting. Whether exploring on their own or with friends, visitors have the opportunity to use science to solve problems and to engage in stimulating conversations. The Koshland Science Museum is located at 525 E Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. For more information, visit www.koshland-dc.org or call 202-334-1201.