Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be on a mission to Mars? NASA researchers want to explore how people adapt to being isolated in a small "capsule", separated from friends, family and favorite pets for long periods of time.
From building things to building buildings... And what happens when they go wrong! Join us as we find out what happens when buildings fail, and learn about the present and future of 3D printing and its many applications!
On Wednesday and Thursday around the country, taste of science will be getting together to celebrate our planet - the only one we have. We will be talking about environmental protection and the physics behind one of the main forms of renewable energy.
Here we will bring you the best of different aspects of life, from the beautifully complex to the downright bizarre. The common ground? The weird and wonderful interactions that underly biology.
Why should we continue sending humans into space? And how do we take care of them when they are up there?
Join us Saturday afternoon at Mongoose versus Cobra as we finish a week of amazing science with some sex (science) as well as the science behind drugs (well, one) and a little bit of Rock and Roll in between. Can you think of a better way to spend your weekend?
The human brain is one of the most complicated biological machines ever created, but sometimes things don't work quite right... Brain researchers are working tirelessly to try to improve our lives and prevent some of the worst diseases imaginable.
Did you know your genes can change the ways they express themselves, without changing your DNA? Have you ever wondered how changes in the enviroment around you can change your genetics?
Join us at Mongoose Versus Cobra as the fantastic brewers of 8th Wonder come in and teach us the science that goes into making some seriously good beer.
Is your curiosity peaked when friends send you articles about a new find guaranteeing to rid you of your aches and pains? Do you wonder why we aren’t using more alternative medicines to treat disease when it appears that so many people have improved using these non-conventional methods?
We will kick off our taste of science week with a taste of Science itself. What exactly is Science? How does it work? And how do we fund it? Join us as Jon Flynn, from the taste of science team will introduce you to the scientific method, and Kenneth Evans for the Baker Institute will give us a brief history of Science Policy in the US.
Taste of Science presents: March for Science – Houston After Dark!
Come join our local scientists as they step out of their labs and join us for drinks at Okra Charity Bar to speak about current research and scientific advancements in their field.