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2015 Events

If it’s spring, it’s NanoDays. If it’s fall, it’s High-Tech Halloween. Throughout the year, we’re opening exhibits and hosting lectures. There is always something exciting happening at the museum.

Jan
15
Thu
5:30 PM Science on Tap @ UnQuarked The Wine Room, 145 Central Park Square, Los Alamos

Sara Del Valle of Energy and Infrastructure Analysis (DSA-4) talks about her and her team’s research into using Wikipedia to monitor and forecast diseases around the globe.

Feb
14
Sat
11:00 AM Scientists in the Spotlight @ Bradbury Science Museum, 1350 Central Ave, Los Alamos, USA

MARK YOUR CALENDARS for this special event! Every second Saturday from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, the museum will have special scientists on the floor talking to people about their favorite STEM topics.

Feb
17
Tue
5:30 PM Special Lecture - Climate Prisms: Understanding Climate Change for All @ Bradbury Science Museum, 1350 Central Ave, Los Alamos, USA

Climate Prisms is the museum’s latest addition to their environment exhibit. The lecture intends to reinvent the way the public processes climate change data. Through a deep, multi-option interface, “Climate Prisms” will use art, poetry, images, videos, and scientific presentations that will enable users to follow threads they choose leading them toward their own self-constructed understanding and action plan.

Feb
19
Thu
5:30 PM Science On Tap @ UnQuarked Wine Room, 145 Central Park Square, Los Alamos, NM 87544

Science On Tap happens every third Thursday of the month. It begins with an informal 15-minute talk followed by a lively group discussion.

Mar
8
Sun
3:00 AM Daylight Savings Time Starts @ World Time Zones

Time to roll your clocks forward one hour.

Mar
14
Sat
11:00 AM FIRST LEGO League Robotics Demonstration @ Bradbury Science Museum

Live demonstration from the Girl Scouts of the FIRST LEGO League robotics teams of Los Alamos.

Mar
14
Sat
11:00 AM Pi Day of the Century @ Bradbury Science Museum

A special day celebrating this once-in-a-century occasion.

Mar
14
Sat
11:00 AM Scientists in the Spotlight @ Bradbury Science Museum

MARK YOUR CALENDARS for this special event! Every second Saturday from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, the museum has scientists on the floor talking to people about their favorite STEM topics.

Mar
19
Thu
5:30 PM Science On Tap @ UnQuarked Wine Room

Science On Tap happens every third Thursday of the month, featuring a new topic each week. It begins with an informal 15-minute talk and is followed by a lively group discussion.

Mar
21
Sat
11:00 AM Fun with Big Sky Learning @ Bradbury Science Museum

Bring your kids and teens to the museum for an afternoon of "maker-space" activities with Big Sky Learning.

Apr
3
Fri
10:00 AM NanoDays @ Bradbury Science Museum

NanoDays is a nationwide festival of educational programs about nanoscale science and engineering and its potential impact on the future. The Bradbury Science Museum celebrates NanoDays during Spring Break week, April 3-12, 2015.

Apr
11
Sat
11:00 AM Scientists in the Spotlight @ Bradbury Science Museum

MARK YOUR CALENDARS for this special event! Every second Saturday from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, the museum has scientists on the floor talking to people about their favorite STEM topics.

Apr
13
Mon
12:00 AM Thomas Jefferson's Birthday @ United States of America

Thomas Jefferson was an American Founding Father, the principal author of the Declaration of Independence, and the third President of the United States.

Apr
16
Thu
5:30 PM Science On Tap @ UnQuarked Wine Room

Science On Tap happens every third Thursday of the month, featuring a new topic each week. It begins with an informal 15-minute talk and is followed by a lively group discussion.

Apr
23
Thu
12:00 PM Open House with Environmental Scientists @ Bradbury Science Museum

Ask Laboratory biologists and anthropologists your natural resource questions.

May
5
Tue
12:00 AM Cinco de Mayo @ United States and Mexico

Cinco de Mayo (Spanish for "fifth of May") is a celebration held on May 5.

May
9
Sat
11:00 AM Scientists in the Spotlight @ Bradbury Science Museum

MARK YOUR CALENDARS for this special event! Every second Saturday from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, the museum has scientists on the floor talking to people about their favorite STEM topics.

May
10
Sun
12:00 AM Mother's Day @ United States

Mother's Day is a modern celebration honoring one's own mother, as well as motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society.

May
16
Sat
12:00 AM Armed Forces Day @ United States

In the United States, Armed Forces Day is celebrated on the third Saturday in May. It falls near the end of Armed Forces Week, which begins on the second Saturday of May and ends on the third Sunday of May.

May
21
Thu
5:30 PM Science On Tap - Attack of the Drones @ UnQuarked Wine Room

Science On Tap happens every third Thursday of the month, featuring a new topic each week. It begins with an informal 15-minute talk and is followed by a lively group discussion.

May
22
Fri
4:00 PM Fourth Fridays Downtown - Exploring the Solar System @ Bradbury Science Museum

Fourth Fridays are sponsored by the Los Alamos Creative District.

May
25
Mon
12:00 AM Memorial Day @ United States

Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the United States for remembering the people who died while serving in the country's armed forces.

Jun
2
Tue
5:00 PM Manhattan Project National Historical Park Open House Event @ Fuller Lodge

Public Open House with the US Dept. of Energy and National Park Service planning team for the Manhattan Project National Historical Park.

Jun
6
Sat
Jun
13
Sat
11:00 AM Scientists in the Spotlight @ Bradbury Science Museum

MARK YOUR CALENDARS for this special event! Every second Saturday from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, the museum has scientists on the floor talking to people about their favorite STEM topics.

Jun
18
Thu
5:30 PM Science On Tap - Red Wine and Mars @ UnQuarked Wine Room

Science On Tap happens every third Thursday of the month, featuring a new topic each week. It begins with an informal 15-minute talk and is followed by a lively group discussion.

Jun
21
Sun
12:00 AM Father's Day @ United States

Father's Day is a celebration honoring fathers and celebrating fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society.

Jun
26
Fri
12:00 AM Fourth Fridays Downtown - Working with Wind @ Bradbury Science Museum

The museum will be open late until 6pm every Fourth Friday offering extended access to exhibits, special programming, and activities.

Jul
11
Sat
11:00 AM Scientists in the Spotlight @ Bradbury Science Museum

MARK YOUR CALENDARS for this special event! Every second Saturday from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, the museum has scientists on the floor talking to people about their favorite STEM topics.

Jul
16
Thu
12:00 AM Los Alamos ScienceFest @ Los Alamos, New Mexico

A 3-day science festival running July 16-18, 2015

Jul
16
Thu
5:30 PM Science On Tap - From Trinity to Artificial Joints @ UnQuarked Wine Room

From Trinity to artificial joints: How computational mathematics has transformed our world.

Jul
17
Fri
11:00 AM Special Workshop: Building Location Aware Apps on the iPhone @ Time Out Pizzeria

Learn to build an iPhone app that uses U.S. Global Positioning System (GPS) data!

Jul
17
Fri
12:00 PM OPEN HOUSE - Climate Prisms: Arctic @ Bradbury Science Museum

Enjoy a first-look at this brand new interactive exhibit still in its development phase. You'll get a chance to meet the creators while enjoying refreshments and conversation.

Jul
18
Sat
11:00 AM Drone Zone at Los Alamos ScienceFest @ Ashley Pond

An interactive event offering learning and competition as part of the Los Alamos ScienceFest.

Jul
18
Sat
12:00 PM Science and Suds @ Los Alamos ScienceFest Beer Garden

Conversations with real scientists at the Los Alamos ScienceFest Beer Garden

Jul
24
Fri
4:00 PM Fourth Fridays Downtown - Under the Microscope @ Bradbury Science Museum

The museum will be open late until 6pm every Fourth Friday offering extended access to exhibits, special programming, and activities.

Aug
8
Sat
10:00 AM Scientists in the Spotlight @ Bradbury Science Museum, 1350 Central Ave, Los Alamos, USA

MARK YOUR CALENDARS for this special event! Every second Saturday from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, the museum has scientists on the floor talking to people about their favorite STEM topics.

Aug
20
Thu
5:30 PM Science On Tap - Matter over. Antimatter @ UnQuarked Wine Room

Science On Tap happens every third Thursday of the month, featuring a new topic each week. It begins with an informal 15-minute talk and is followed by a lively group discussion.

Aug
28
Fri
5:00 PM Robotics Night at the Bradbury @ Bradbury Science Museum

An evening at the museum celebrating all things robotic.

Sep
12
Sat
11:00 AM Scientists in the Spotlight @ Bradbury Science Museum

MARK YOUR CALENDARS for this special event! Every second Saturday from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, the museum has scientists on the floor talking to people about their favorite STEM topics.

Sep
17
Thu
5:30 PM Science On Tap - Understanding HIV and Infectious Diseases @ UnQuarked Wine Room

Science On Tap happens every third Thursday of the month, featuring a new topic each week. It begins with an informal 15-minute talk and is followed by a lively group discussion.

Sep
25
Fri
10:00 AM Fourth Fridays Downtown @ Bradbury Science Museum

The museum will be open late until 6pm every Fourth Friday offering extended access to exhibits, special programming, and activities.

Oct
4
Sun
3:00 PM Jack Shlachter presents Jews in Theory @ Bradbury Science Museum

A special presentation about the history of Jews in Los Alamos National Laboratory's Theoretical Division.

Oct
10
Sat
11:00 AM Scientists in the Spotlight @ Bradbury Science Museum

MARK YOUR CALENDARS for this special event! Every second Saturday from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, the museum has scientists on the floor talking to people about their favorite STEM topics.

Oct
15
Thu
5:30 PM Science On Tap - Phylogenetics and Epidemics @ UnQuarked Wine Room

Science On Tap happens every third Thursday of the month, featuring a new topic each week. It begins with an informal 15-minute talk and is followed by a lively group discussion.

Oct
15
Thu
7:00 PM Women in STEM Panel @Mesa Public Library @ Mesa Public Library

Join the speakers for a conversation about women in STEM. In association with the Bradbury Science Museum.

Oct
23
Fri
10:00 AM Fourth Fridays - Museum Open Late @ Bradbury Science Museum

The museum will be open late until 6 p.m. every Fourth Friday offering extended access to exhibits, special programming, and activities.

Oct
30
Fri
4:00 PM High Tech Halloween @ Bradbury Science Museum

High-Tech Halloween is the Bradbury Science Museum's contribution to Downtown Los Alamos' annual Trick-or-Treat on MainStreet event taking place the Friday before Halloween.

Nov
11
Wed
12:00 AM Veterans Day @ Bradbury Science Museum

Veterans Day is an official United States federal holiday that is observed annually on November 11, honoring people who have served in the United States Armed Forces, also known as veterans.

Nov
14
Sat
11:00 AM Scientists in the Spotlight @ Bradbury Science Museum

MARK YOUR CALENDARS for this special event! Every second Saturday from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, the museum features actual scientists and researchers talking to visitors about their favorite STEM topics.

Nov
19
Thu
5:30 PM Science On Tap @ UnQuarked Wine Room

Science On Tap happens every third Thursday of the month, featuring a new topic each week. It begins with an informal 15-minute talk and is followed by a lively group discussion.

Nov
26
Thu
12:00 AM Museum Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday @ Bradbury Science Museum

The museum will be CLOSED for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Nov
27
Fri
10:00 AM Fourth Friday Cancelled due to Thanksgiving Holidays @ Bradbury Science Museum

Fourth Fridays Downtown will not take place during the weeks of Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Dec
12
Sat
11:00 AM Scientists in the Spotlight @ Bradbury Science Museum

MARK YOUR CALENDARS for this special event! Every second Saturday from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, the museum features actual scientists and researchers talking to visitors about their favorite STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) topics.

Dec
17
Thu
5:30 PM Science on Tap - Next Generation Rocket Propellants @ UnQuarked Wine Room

Science On Tap happens every third Thursday of the month, featuring a new topic each week. It begins with an informal 15-minute talk and is followed by a lively group discussion.

Dec
25
Fri
12:00 AM Museum Closed for Christmas Holiday @ Bradbury Science Museum

The Bradbury Science Museum will be CLOSED for the Christmas holiday.