Science

Brown Brain Fair

(3.16) Want to touch a brain? You know you do. Brain Waves RI will be hosting another Brown Brain Fair this Saturday at the Engineering Research Center. Brain fairs feature 40+ tables with games and fun activities. Meet scientists and clinicians, learn about local colleges and programs, and pick up information about community resources. Touch

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Science Saturdays — RWNM

The folks over at the Roger Williams National Memorial will be creating a “livlie experiment” this Saturday for those in town looking for intellectual enrichment in a beautiful park setting. Join rangers, birders, face painters, the Zoomobile, Rhode Island Black Storytellers, and others for an afternoon of fun. These events are designed mainly for young

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The Incredible Alexander Von Humboldt

German geologist, botanist, geographer, and explorer, Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859), was arguably the most important naturalist of the 19th century. Place names honoring him are not even limited to planet earth; on the moon, both a crater and lunar sea bear his name. Parks, forests, cities, counties, and mountain ranges from Tasmania to China to

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Sally Ride Day — Natural History Museum

(6.17) Join the Rhode Island Historical Society and the Museum of Natural History and Planetarium for a day of activities as we celebrate Sally Ride’s legacy as an astronaut, physicist, educator, and advocate for young people. Dr. Sally K. Ride became a national icon of achievement in science and space on June 18, 1983, when

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