This award-winning lecture series features scientists whose passion for their work inspires us all. Each event involves a lecture by a Yale professor and engaging science demonstrations by Yale college students. Science on Saturdays provides an opportunity for Yale scientists and residents of New Haven and beyond to come together over a shared sense of wonder. Past topics have included “Why Birds Are Dinosaurs,” “Nu Frontiers in Neutrino Physics,” and “Chaperonins: Molecular Origami Machines.”
Fall 2016 Schedule
Saturday, September 24th: Maureen Long (Geology & Geophysics), Earthquakes, Volcanoes, Tsunamis, Oh My! The Science of Natural Disasters
Saturday, October 15th: Jacques Gauthier (Geology & Geophysics), Birds are Living Dinosaurs/Dinosaurs are Stem Birds
Saturday, November 12th: Patrick Vaccaro (Chemistry), Molecules & Light: Illuminating Chemical Phenomena with Lasers
To see past videos, please visit HERE!