What's in a color? When it comes to the color red, it can be everything from Badger pride to fire engine alarms to sexy sports cars. Bring your own perspective to the discussion led by consumer science professor Dee Warmath and featuring Jude Stewart, author of ROY G BIV: An Exceedingly Surprising Book About Color; atmospheric science professor and "Weather Guy" Steve Ackerman; and artist and design studies professor Jennifer Angus. Feast on an all-red menu by the creative culinarians at Steenbock's on Orchard.
This event is part of the fifth annual Wisconsin Science Festival. Visit WiSciFest.org for details on more than 200 other events across the state.
What is a science café?
Science cafés are live grassroots events held in casual settings like
coffeehouses and pubs that are open to everyone, organized locally and
feature an engaging conversation with a scientist on a particular topic.
Science cafés have been held in communities across the globe for years.
To learn more, visit sciencecafes.org
Who should attend?
What would I do at a science café?
At the café, you might order a snack, listen to various perspectives on the topic and share your thoughts with others in the audience.
What could I learn about?
- De-extinction: Back to the future?
- Building an inventor
- Who drives the madness?
- Who sciences harder?
- Sugar, sugar, everywhere, even in your genes
- Hope, fear and climate science
- A world without antibiotics
- The future of fuel
- What a winter…summer…can we expect more years like 2012?
About Science Café at Discovery
Science Café at Discovery generally takes place in the Town Center of
the Discovery Building. Attendees can settle in and
order a cup of coffee, snack or even dinner from Steenbock’s on Orchard
during the conversation. Guests aged 21 years and up also can enjoy a
glass of wine or beer. The science café is free and open to the public,
with the exception of food or beverage purchases.
Science Café at Discovery is supported by Morgridge Institute for Research, UW–Madison and WARF.
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