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April 2017
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March for Science Chicago

April 22
Chicago, Chicago, IL 60605 United States + Google Map

Illinois Science Council is proud to be a supporting partner of the March for Science in Chicago.  On Earth Day, April 22, 2017, we will march on downtown Chicago to take a stand for science.  Details on location and route are here.  Illinois Science Council will have a table at the expo following the march near The Field Museum. Come by and say hi!   Find more information ScienceMarchChicago.org MISSION -To show support for the scientific community. -To safeguard the…

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The Warped Universe: the one hundred year quest to discover Einstein’s gravitational waves

April 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 112 South Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60603 United States
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In 2016, scientists announced the first ever detection of gravitational waves from colliding black holes, launching a new era of gravitational wave astrophysics. Gravitational waves were predicted by Einstein hundred years earlier. I will describe the scientific and human story behind these discoveries that provide a window into some of the most violent and warped events in the Universe. 2016-2017 Brinson Lecture with Nergis Mavalvala Tuesday, April 25, 2017     6:00pm School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 112 South…

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May 2017

Chicago Science Festival

May 18 @ 5:00 pm - May 20 @ 7:00 pm
Merchandise Mart, 12th Floor, 222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza, 12th Floor
Chicago, IL 60654 United States
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Illinois Science Council invites you to the third annual Chicago Science Festival — a celebration of the wow-inspiring, mind-expanding, human-benefitting awesomeness that is STEM (science, technology, engineering & math) in the Chicago area. Save the Date!  Chicago Science Festival 2017 will be Thursday, May 18 ("Science as Art" Event) and Saturday, May 20 (all-day programs and demos). Click here to see our full lineup of speakers, topics, demos, and events Do you have an idea that our science-curious audience of adults…

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