Voyage To The Volcanoes with Science Friday

Voyage To The Volcanoes with Science Friday

Photo by Ben Klea on Unsplash

Feb
18
18. february 2019
18:30 - 20:30
Caveat, Clinton Street

Science Friday and Caveat present: Voyage To The Volcanoes!

Who knows what’s happening beneath the earth’s crust? Geophysicists, volcanologists, and disaster researchers, that’s who! Join Science Friday as we ponder what’s percolating deep in our planet—from quakes, to shifting plates, to volcanic updates.

Science Friday Book Club will gather ‘round the fire for a live interview with N.K. Jemisin, author of Hugo Award-winning book "The Fifth Season." Adventurers who attend will experience an evening of hands-on experiments with disaster researcher Mika McKinnon and the SciFri team, and see what it’s like to work near an active volcano with volcanologist Jess Phoenix. The producers of the American Museum of Natural History's Shelf Life will give us a behind-the-scenes look at the museum’s Experimental Petrology Lab, and volcanologist Dr. Janine Krippner will debunk the biggest volcano myths.

It’s gonna be magma-nificent! You’re gonna lava it!

Doors 6:30pm / Show 7:00pm
Tickets $15 adv / $20 door
21+

Please note this is a mixed seated and standing venue. Adventurers who arrive early will get the best seats!

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About The Author
N.K. Jemisin is the first author in history to win three consecutive Best Novel Hugo Awards, all for her Broken Earth trilogy. Her work has also won the Nebula, Locus, and Goodreads Choice Awards. She is currently a reviewer for the New York Times Book Review, and she has been an instructor for the Clarion and Clarion West writing workshops. In her spare time she is a gamer and gardener, and she is also single-handedly responsible for saving the world from King Ozzymandias, her dangerously intelligent ginger cat, and his phenomenally destructive sidekick Magpie.

Science Friday is a nonprofit multimedia producer, best known for their radio program, Science Friday, hosted by public media veteran Ira Flatow. For more than 25 years Science Friday has introduced top scientists to public radio listeners and reminded them how much fun it is to learn something new. They also produce award-winning digital videos, original web articles, and educational resources for teachers and informal educators. They like to say they’re brain fun, for curious people. Also, they’re super into cephalopods.


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