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State of the Sciences: Live! at the Library

April 13 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Public science telescope stargazingRegister now to join the College of Sciences for a fun, family-friendly event in one of NC State’s most iconic buildings, the Hunt Library on Centennial Campus. The event will feature activities for science lovers of all ages, including hands-on demos, fun and informative talks, tours of the library and its technology capabilities, along with food, wine and NC State beer.

The event, which will be part of the North Carolina Science Festival, is free and open to the public. State of the Sciences is presented in partnership with NCSU Libraries.

Featured Events and Activities

  • Stargazing with the Astronomy Club
  • Interactive video games and robotics technology, including a chess-playing robot
  • Spectacular scenes of astrophysics and mathematics in talks in the library’s Teaching and Visualization Lab
  • Science-themed arts performances, including a math-inspired dance
  • Pub-style science trivia competition
  • Kid-friendly science presentation by “Albert Einstein” and “Isaac Newton”
  • Basketball shot accuracy demos with statisticians
  • Virtual reality and 3D printing demos (provided by NCSU Libraries)
  • Behind-the-scenes tours of the bookBot, the library’s state-of-the-art book delivery system



The event is free and open to the public, but registration is required.



April 13
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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James B. Hunt Library
1070 Partners Way
Raleigh, NC

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