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Our May Science Café (description below) will be held on Tuesday 5/18 at Tir Na Nog on S. Blount Street. This year there has been an incredible amount of geologic activity around the world. During this cafe we will be talking about volcanoes and earthquakes and how these and other forces have shaped North Carolina.…

Our April Science Café (description below) will be held on Tuesday 4/20 at the Irregardless Cafe on Morgan Street. Our café speaker for that night is Rogelio Sullivan, Associate Director of the Advanced Transportation Energy Center and also of the Future Renewable Electric Energy Delivery and Management Systems Center (FREEDM) at NCSU. Come and learn…

At World Science – listen to the podcast and join the online discussion: Our guest in this Science Forum is economist Scott Barrett of Columbia University’s Earth Institute. Chat with Barrett about the science and politics of geoengineering, the emerging field of science aimed at cooling the planet. Barrett is an expert on international environmental…

A new forum at World Science is up. As always, listen to the podcast first, then ask questions in the forum: This week, India rejected what would have been the country’s first a genetically modified food crop, a transgenic eggplant. The company that developed it, an Indian subsidiary of Monsanto, claims the crop would reduce…

Big Question: Feast or famine? (video)

The Story of Cap & Trade (video)

The Story of Stuff (video)