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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.

Library Pop-Up
Friday, September 13, 2019

Join our curator of rare books for some spine-tingling selections of occult books from the Othmer Library.

Public Events
Friday, September 20, 2019

Once revered as a drink of the gods, beer has been celebrated by humans for millennia and was integral to forming the early civilizations of the ancient world.

Public Events
Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Join us for a thought-provoking evening featuring Science Friday host Ira Flatow.

Exhibitions and Special Events
Thursday, September 26, 2019

Start Talking Science is an amazing opportunity to nerd out with local scientists and researchers about everything from superconducting electronics to breast cancer research.

Library Pop-Up
Friday, October 11, 2019

Join our librarians as they explore the many beasts that appear in the Othmer Library’s collections.

Exhibitions and Special Events
Saturday, October 12, 2019

Help us highlight the scientific contributions of women in STEM on Wikipedia!

Exhibitions and Special Events
Saturday, October 19, 2019

A dastardly villain is tinkering with time and changing the history of science. Let’s do some archival detective work to stop the crime!

Public Events
Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Your favorite podcast is bringing you a live show of spooky science stories just in time for Halloween!

Library Pop-Up
Friday, November 8, 2019

Join the Othmer librarians for a fun and educational walk in the autumnal forest.

Library Pop-Up
Friday, December 13, 2019

Take an in-depth look at the notes on artistic techniques and paint recipes found in the margins and flyleaves of a few rare books in our collections.