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State of the Sciences: Live! at the Library

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April 21, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Registration for this event is closed. If you would like to be placed on the wait list, please email Marla Gregg at marla_gregg@ncsu.edu.

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.

Featured Talks

  • Rhett Allain, physics alumnus and Wired magazine’s Dot Physics blogger
  • Samantha Trull, zoology alumna known as “The Mother of Sloths” and co-founder of The Sloth Institute in Costa Rica
  • A kid-friendly, interactive science performance by “Isaac Newton” and “Albert Einstein”

Featured Events and Activities

  • Rooftop stargazing with astrophysics students
  • Science storytime for kids
  • Spectacular science scenes in the library’s teaching and visualization lab
  • Interpreting a chemical reaction through dance
  • Behind-the-scenes tours of the bookBot, the library’s state-of-the-art book delivery system




April 21, 2017

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

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