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Getting Down with DNA at Assemble

November 14, 2011 by


Pittsburghers!  Ever want to rub elbows with world class scientists without needing an advanced degree to  get past small talk?  Do you ever wonder what else there could be to learn about DNA?  Do you want your kids to see DNA up close? Then, just for you, there is a fantastic event at the art […]

Scitech is here! And ChemStars are coming!

November 8, 2011 by


Do you know someone in middle school or high school who likes science?  Enjoys doing hands on activities?  Wants to know more about careers in science? Then there are two events at the Carnegie Science Center you should tell them about.  The first is Scitech, an annual event highlighting Pittsburgh’s strengths in science and technology, […]

Science Book Club: Future Fysiks

October 27, 2011 by


One of the great things about book clubs is having a motivation to break out of your old reading habits.  For example, I love science and I love books. So it’s no surprise that I read a lot of books about science. But all those pesky years of training in biology have left me with […]

Happy National Chemistry Week!

October 18, 2011 by


Since 2011 is the International Year of Chemistry, when National Chemistry Week rolls around this year you can’t miss the chance to celebrate.  Chemistry makes plastics and put the non-stick coating on your frying pan, it built the medicine you take when you are sick and the vitamins you take to keep you health and […]

Pittsburgh’s First Mini Maker Faire

October 15, 2011 by


A pinch of imagination and a dash of tinkering is the recipe for the wonderful inventions featured at Pittsburgh’s inaugural Mini Maker Faire. The Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, together with the technophiles at HackPittsburgh are hosting this family-oriented event on Sunday Oct. 23rd from noon – 6 pm. For the admission price of $12/adult and $11/child, you’ll enjoy […]

Science 2011: Addicted to Plastic

October 4, 2011 by


This week is one of my favorite events on the Pittsburgh Science scene, Science 2011. This is a free event that allows scientists from the area to share their recent findings and highlight some exciting new themes in many fields.  Our blobologist has already mentioned some great highlights this year, including a keynote lecture by […]

From the Amazon to Pittsburgh – Café Scientifique at Carnegie Science Center – Oct 3

September 26, 2011 by


A Café Scientifique is where you go to have a lively discussion about science with a scientist. The concept was born in the UK, but has been enthusiastically taken up all over the world, including here in Pittsburgh at the Carnegie Science Center.  The idea is that a scientist or expert is invited to give […]