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How to Make a Superhero

How to Make a Superhero

  Have you ever wondered what goes into becoming a superhero? What is a super suit made out of, and how hard is it to maintain a secret identity? Join us for a evening of conversations and presentations with super researchers who know a bit about the gadgets, materials, and psyche of superheroes. Advance tickets available online for $20 until noon on 4/22. Tickets will be available at the door for $25. Presentations by: Psychic VR turns Mediators into Superheroes Judith Amores Fernandez – PhD Candidate, Fluid Interfaces Group, Media Lab, MIT CRISPR: Supertool for Genome Editing Omar Abudayyeh & Jonathan Gootenberg – Feng Zhang Lab, McGovern Institute for Brain Research, MIT Spiderman’s Spidersilk Zhao Qin – Research Scientist, Dept of Civil and Environmental Engineering, MIT Ethics and Moral Dilemmas of Superheroes Christopher Robichaud – Lecturer, Ethics and Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School of Government The Adventures of Ms. Meta:… Read More

Events for Adults

Cambridge Science Festival

Cambridge Science Festival is not just for kids! There are plenty of events for the 21+ crowd, too. From pint nights to science comedy to circuit hacking, there’s something for everyone. These events were designed specifically with adults in mind. For a complete list that includes all-ages events, check out this list. Many events require preregistration Please see event listing for complete details. •Beers, Cocktails & Pint Nights. Cheers! •Dynamic Lectures, Panels & Talks •Plays & Performances •Workshops, Tours & Open Houses •Other Events Beers, Cocktails & Pint Nights. Cheers! Astronomy on Tap Monday, April 17, 7:00pm @ Phoenix Landing Science Pint Night Tuesday, April 18, 6:00pm @ Bill’s Bar & Lounge Science of Cocktails: Hacks for the Home Bartender Tuesday, April 18 & Thursday, April 20, 7:00pm @ The Hawthorne Art & Science of Beer with Gique and Guinness Wednesday, April 19, 6:00pm @ K2 Cafe Rare Spirits with Shire Thursday, April 20,… Read More

2017 Festival

The Cambridge Science Festival is an annual 10-day celebration of science, technology, engineering, arts, and math in Cambridge and New England. Every spring, the Cambridge Science Festival makes science accessible, engaging and fun for everyone through multifaceted, multicultural events. Join us for the 12th Annual Cambridge Science Festival April 13 – 22, 2018 THANK YOU! THE 11th ANNUAL CAMBRIDGE SCIENCE FESTIVAL WAS A SUCCESS! Friday, April 14 – Sunday, April 23, 2017:  Check out the 2017 Program Thank you for joining us at our signature 10-day Festival, packed with hands-on events that encourage curiosity and invite exploration. This year we had over 200 events, with a wide range of programming that inspired kids and adults to celebrate science, dive deeper and—as always—be curious! We explored questions of the moment and for the ages. What’s behind “fake news” and where’s it going? Is there other intelligent life in our galaxy? How are leading journalists grappling with climate change? Events… Read More