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Upcoming Events

The Science History Institute produces a wide range of public programs and events aimed at students, scholars, scientific professionals, and all who are intellectually curious.

July 21, 2018
History Lab

Want to explore big ideas with real-world significance? Ready for robust conversation with your friends and neighbors? Join us for History Lab.

August 4, 2018
History Lab

Want to explore big ideas with real-world significance? Ready for robust conversation with your friends and neighbors? Join us for History Lab.

August 13, 2018
Science on Tap

Join us for a lively and hilarious night as we pay homage to our favorite portrayals of science onscreen. We’ll share clips from our favorite TV shows and movies and explain the real science behind scenes that range from the brazenly bad to the surprisingly accurate.

September 8, 2018
Saturday Speaker

We need to improve our understanding of disability in STEM careers.

September 8, 2018
WikiSalon

Wikipedia experts and novices alike gather for discussion and collaboration.

September 24, 2018
Conferences and Symposia

Young innovators and industry leaders come together to celebrate innovation in the chemical industry today and seek solutions for tomorrow’s challenges. 

September 27, 2018
Public Events

Interested in dark matter? Talk about it with a particle physicist. Intrigued by circadian rhythms and sleep patterns? Discuss it with a neuroscientist!

October 4, 2018
Public Events

An alchemical mystery lurks in our archives. Use your detective skills to solve it while viewing fascinating treasures, as we open our vaults in celebration of American Archives Month.

October 13, 2018
Saturday Speaker

Scientists and artists are storytellers, but how does an artist use scientific collections to interpret and inspire new ways of seeing and understanding science?

October 13, 2018
WikiSalon

Wikipedia experts and novices alike gather for discussion and collaboration.

November 10, 2018
Saturday Speaker

DNA testing has become ever present, from its role in the recent apprehension of the Golden State Killer to the soaring popularity of genetic-testing kits.

November 10, 2018
WikiSalon

Wikipedia experts and novices alike gather for discussion and collaboration.

December 8, 2018
Saturday Speaker

Why does the biomedical research field love the zebrafish so much?

December 8, 2018
WikiSalon

Wikipedia experts and novices alike gather for discussion and collaboration.