June 4, 2022
5:30 pm – 9:30 pm

McKinley Park
McKinley Park, Chicago, IL, USA

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Ready to see the night sky in a whole new light? As we continue our Science in the Parks series, we are excited to journey across the cosmos with the Chicago Astronomer Crew led by Joe Guzman  and–of course–the Chicago Park District to bring astronomy to McKinley Park!

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April 7, 2022
7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

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Quantum computing is a type of computation that harnesses the collective properties of quantum states–, such as superposition, interference, and entanglement–, to perform calculations. The devices that perform these quantum computations are known as quantum computers.

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March 23, 2022
3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

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This program is part of the IIT Distinguished Lectureship Series (VIRTUAL).

Hydrocarbon products derived from horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing of shale formations (shale gas and shale oil) have greatly expanded U.S. oil and natural gas production, and have made the United States the world’s largest natural gas and petroleum producer. Collectively, these resources have transformed North America’s energy landscape. Read more…

March 2, 2022
5:00 pm – 5:45 pm

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Join C2ST and cosmologist, Dr. Chihway Chang for a presentation on this mysterious force. Together we will seek to answer questions such as:

  • What is dark energy in simple terms? 
  • Why is dark energy important to us? 
  • Is dark energy everywhere? 
  • And how does dark energy affect humans?

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November 16, 2021
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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In the fifth lecture presented by C2ST and Argonne National Laboratory, Dr. David Czaplewski will share the history of nanotechnology and delve into his research in creating mechanical, optical, and physical systems at the nanoscale.

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October 26, 2021
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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What do the early universe and many of our kitchens have in common?  Read more…