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WaterFire Providence: Big Bang Science Fair Presentations & Demonstrations

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RISD Auditorium

7 Canal Walk

Providence, RI 02903

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Join us on Saturday, September 22, 2018, for the Big Bang Science Fair at WaterFire Providence. The event celebrates the intersections between science and the arts. Through hands-on experiments and presentations, we invite you to discover the role of science in our society. From 3:00pm - 10:00pm we will be hosting free and exciting lectures and musical performances from proclaimed scientists!

Lectures will be open to all attendees, but space is limited! Lectures will begin at the start of every hour and will last for 30 to 40 minutes. Only on this page will you be able to get free tickets for you and your family before the event and be granted priority seating and guarunteed admission for the presentations of your choice. Just choose which presentations you plan on attending and bring your printed tickets (or on your phone) with you for admission to the presentation.

The lectures/performances are:

  • 3:00pm - 3:45pm
    Making Music from Real-Time Scientific Data
    Julianna Cherston/MIT Media Lab
  • 4:00pm - 4:45pm
    Finding Our Way
    John Huth/Harvard University
  • 5:00pm - 5:45pm
    Science-fiction soundtracks & Espionage: The Theremini’s Odyssey
    Dorit Chrysler/NY Theremin Society
  • 6:00pm - 6:45pm
    How Drugs Rewire Your Brain
    Dr. Karla R. Kaun, Robert J. and Nancy D. Carney Assistant Professor of Neuroscience at Brown University
  • 7:00pm - 7:45pm
    My Life in Science
    Micky Dolenz (Actor, and musician from the legendary band “the Monkees”) with Don Lincoln (Author and Physicist from Fermilab, America’s leading particle physics lab
  • 8:00pm - 8:45pm
    Understanding Our Universe?
    Sylvester James Gates/Brown University
  • 9:00pm - 9:45pm
    Cosmix Zones
    Performed by the band "GOD PARTICLE"

For a description of the events, click on "Register" and read the ticket description or go to the WaterFire Providence webpage

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