February 23, 2021
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Facebook Live and C2ST YouTube TV

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Join us to take a tour of some local wetlands while learning about innovative research methodologies from the scientists who implement them. The Great Lakes are one of the world’s most incredible freshwater resources, comprising 20% of the world’s surface freshwater; however, many of us do not fully appreciate how impressive they are. Shedd Aquarium is a key cog in preserving the integrity, health and biodiversity of the Great Lakes region for the plants, animals and people that depend on them. To further that mission, Shedd has a team of research experts who are not only dedicated to Great Lakes conservation initiatives, but also to informing and involving the public in those efforts. Read more…

February 16, 2021
6:00 pm – 7:15 pm

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Join C2ST as we connect with researchers LIVE from the NSF-funded telescope projects in the South Pole and Chile to unlock some great mysteries to the origin of the cosmos.  Read more…

February 12, 2021
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Zoom

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Ticket sales for this event conclude on February 8th at 11:30 pm!

Experience an intimate culinary-science “meet cute” that is sure to spark your curiosity. Renowned Michelin Star chef, Giuseppe Tentori, and nutritionist, Dr. Britt Burton-Freeman will guide you and your loved ones in an exclusive evening preparing the perfect Valentine’s Day dinner: beef tenderloin with roasted brussels sprouts, truffle sauce, and butternut squash. Read more…

February 5, 2021
12:15 pm – 12:45 pm

Zoom

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Join C2ST and Dr. Janet Voight of the Field Museum for our first ever Science and Sandwiches Program! On the first Friday of every month, we will be sitting down with an expert during the lunch hour to chat about life, about science, careers, a day on the job, and whatever else you’re interested in learning about them–within reason, anyways.

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February 2, 2021
5:00 pm – 5:45 pm

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Dr. Charles Macal shares how his work has helped predict the spread of COVID, and how modeling is an important tool for stopping future pandemics. COVID-19 has been dominating our lives and the news for more than a year now. Behind those news stories were scientists from a wide variety of fields working together to understand the virus, how it spread, and how best to beat it. Read more…

December 15, 2020
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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Air quality is an immensely important environmental issue all over the planet. Since the beginning of the industrial revolution, air pollutant emissions in the atmosphere have been increasing, causing air quality to worsen. Recently, sustained efforts to improve air quality have successfully decreased air pollutant emissions across the United States, however, many urban areas still struggle to comply with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) air quality standards.

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