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April 2019

Professor Brian Cox

April 25 @ 8:00 pm

Professor Brian Cox's world tour, Universal: Adventures in Space & Time, will use ultra-high resolution LED screens to present state of the art graphics and imagery from ground-based telescopes and space probes. This immersive experience will take audiences to the edge of our current understanding about the origin and evolution of our Solar System and the Universe, offering a fascinating insight into the workings of nature at the most fundamental level. Professor Cox will explore the latest missions to the…

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June 2019

QuirkCom 2019

June 1 - June 2
Durham Convention Center, 301 W. Morgan St.
Durham, North Carolina 27701
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A conference for quirky people like you. Anime + Video Games + Cosplay + Goth + Meditation + Culture. An experimental, forever evolving conference for geeks, gamers and other weirdos. Quirktastic Inc is pleased to announce QuirkCon, as well as the 1st Annual Cosplayer Awards. QuirkCon is a 3 day conference for geeks, gamers and nerds, with a primary focus on people of color and the LGBT+ community. Topics covered at this conference include anime, cosplay, comic books, gaming, sci-fi,…

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Family Fun Series

June 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Golden Belt Campus, 800 Taylor St
Durham, 27701
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One Saturday of the month join the family fun series. This is free and open to the public. Here is what you can expect: 10am-12pm: Come to the plaza for family friendly activities for kids and parents to enjoy. April 27th - Kids Jam Session hosted by Notasium May 25th - Jaghetto Puppet Show June 29th - Drum Circle hosted by Diali Cissokho July 27th - TBD August 31st - Science on Stage (Grades K-2) hosted by Morehead Planetarium More…

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Views from The Durham 2019

June 10 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Durham Hotel, 315 E. Chapel Hill Street
Durham, 27701
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Join us on the roof for our final telescopic stargazing night of the season hosted by Morehead Planetarium and Science Center and the Innovate Your Cool Conference. Stop by for guided constellation tours, music from DJ Mic Check, and celestial cocktail creations from the bar. Free and Family Friendly! 8-10pm | Music with DJ Mic Check 9-11pm | Stargazing with Morehead Planetarium June 10 Views: Jupiter at opposition The giant planet will be at its closest approach to Earth and…

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CLOSING RECEPTION: The Art of a Scientist Presents [re]ACTION

June 22 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Golden Belt Campus, 800 Taylor St
Durham, 27701
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Free

Art and science have a lot in common, but we don’t always see it that way. Join THE ART OF A SCIENTIST as we close out our second exhibit dedicated to exploring the connections between these two disciplines! Whether you missed our other events or just want to check out the exhibit one more time, we invite you to stop by our closing reception for free food, fun activities, and the chance to hear from some of our artist and…

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GRAND OPENING: The Art of a Scientist Presents [re]ACTION

June 23 @ 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until June 23, 2019

One event on April 6, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Golden Belt Campus, 800 Taylor St
Durham, 27701
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Free

Art and science have a lot in common, but we don't always see it that way. THE ART OF A SCIENTIST is an innovative exhibit in which STEM graduate students' scientific images are displayed alongside artistic renditions inspired by this research. This year, we asked for collaborations inspired by the ACTIONS and REACTIONS that make up the world around us. We're so excited to show you how our artists and scientist have brought this theme to life! Join us from…

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Views from The Durham 2019

June 24 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Durham Hotel, 315 E. Chapel Hill Street
Durham, 27701
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Join us on the roof for our final telescopic stargazing night of the season hosted by Morehead Planetarium and Science Center and the Innovate Your Cool Conference. Stop by for guided constellation tours, music from DJ Mic Check, and celestial cocktail creations from the bar. Free and Family Friendly! 8-10pm | Music with DJ Mic Check 9-11pm | Stargazing with Morehead Planetarium June 24 Views: Mercury (nearly) at greatest eastern elongation Mercury’s orbit lies closer to the Sun than the…

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July 2019

Views from The Durham 2019

July 8 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Durham Hotel, 315 E. Chapel Hill Street
Durham, 27701
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Join us on the roof for our final telescopic stargazing night of the season hosted by Morehead Planetarium and Science Center and the Innovate Your Cool Conference. Stop by for guided constellation tours, music from DJ Mic Check, and celestial cocktail creations from the bar. Free and Family Friendly! 8-10pm | Music with DJ Mic Check 9-11pm | Stargazing with Morehead Planetarium July 8 Views: Saturn (nearly) at opposition Saturn will be well placed for observation, in the constellation Sagittarius.…

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August 2019

Larger Than Life Science

August 1 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

The Chesterfield, 701 W. Main Street
Durham, 27701
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Free

Come for the people and programs. Stay for a beer. Leave with your next big breakthrough. Larger Than Life Science is a free monthly event series open to everyone interested in building a strong support network for North Carolina’s life science and healthcare innovators. Larger Than Life Science is held in the atrium level of the renovated Chesterfield Building in downtown Durham from 4-7 p.m. the first Thursday of each month. Join us for an evening of unconventional conversation!

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Views from The Durham 2019

August 12 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Durham Hotel, 315 E. Chapel Hill Street
Durham, 27701
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Join us on the roof for our final telescopic stargazing night of the season hosted by Morehead Planetarium and Science Center and the Innovate Your Cool Conference. Stop by for guided constellation tours, music from DJ Mic Check, and celestial cocktail creations from the bar. Free and Family Friendly! 8-10pm | Music with DJ Mic Check 9-11pm | Stargazing with Morehead Planetarium August 12 Views: Perseid meteor shower This annual meteor shower arises when the Earth passes through streams of…

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