State of the Sciences: Live! at the Library


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

2017-04-21 18:00:00 2017-04-21 21:00:00 America/New_York State of the Sciences: Live! at the Library Duke Energy Hall at the James B. Hunt Jr. LibraryTeaching and Visualization Lab at the James B. Hunt Jr. Library


Event Description

Mark your calendars to join the College of Sciences and the NCSU Libraries for a fun, family-friendly event in conjunction with the North Carolina Science Festival. 

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, but registration is required.

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

Contact Information

Marian Fragola

Admission Information

Free and open to the public, but registration is required. Please register here for your free ticket.

Other Information

This program is presented by the College of Sciences, in collaboration with the NCSU Libraries.