The Story of Nevada

The Story of Nevada

Join us for an engaging science lecture that delves into Nevada’s history through the lens of archaeology. Discover the significance of Basque arborglyphs, explore the research at the DRI luminescence lab, and experience the documentation of ancient rock art using...

Artown: Creativity & Science

Artown: Creativity & Science

Come and be part of this creative fusion, where science meets art in an environment of shared inspiration and innovation. In the first half, a scientist will illuminate the world of environmental research through a concise lecture, while artists translate this...

The Story of Extremes

The Story of Extremes

Join us for a thought-provoking science lecture delving into the realm of extremes. We’ll explore the impacts and dynamics of extreme heat, flash flooding, atmospheric rivers, and even delve into the complexities of extreme human behavior. Through an analytical lens,...

The Story of Resilience

The Story of Resilience

This science lecture will explore the critical topic of climate resiliency and community solutions. Discover how geoengineering research offers potential strategies to counter a warming climate, learn about the impact of urban forestry in mitigating urban heat, and...

The Story of the Mind

The Story of the Mind

Embark on a fascinating exploration of the science of the mind in this engaging lecture. We will delve into the intricate links between obesity and trauma, unravel the science behind addiction, demystify the brain’s activity during meditation, and delve into the...

The Story of the Future

The Story of the Future

Join us for an enlightening science lecture focused on the power of data, models, dashboards and forecasting in keeping the public informed about critical environmental and community concerns. Explore the dynamics of urban heat and extreme weather modeling. Discover...

The Story of Far, Far Away

The Story of Far, Far Away

In this final event in our season, Science Distilled departs from Earth and takes you on a journey to explore the beyond. Join our speakers as they share stories about quantum theory, astrobiology, and how the research of life in extreme environments on Earth can give...

Drive-in for Science

Drive-in for Science

Join us for this installment in the Science Distilled series for a scientific double feature. Explore the often misunderstood relationship between humans and whales in “The Whale Detective,” and then dive into the incredible intelligence and problem-solving skills...

Artown Science Distilled: The Intersection Between Art & Science

Artown Science Distilled: The Intersection Between Art & Science

At this installment in the Science Distilled series, audience members will be taken on a deep dive into the surprising space where creativity and science commingle. Come learn why science needs creative minds and how creativity can be inspired by science. This event in the series is presented in conjunction with Artown and will feature a short documentary film, speaker presentations, and audience Q&A.