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2016 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
1
Fri
12:00 AM Museum Closed for New Year's Holiday @ Bradbury Science Museum

The Bradbury Science Museum will be CLOSED for the New Year's holiday.

Jan
9
Sat
11:00 AM Scientist in the Spotlight @ Bradbury Science Museum

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

Jan
21
Thu
5:30 PM Science on Tap - Earthquakes @ UnQuarked Wine Room

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

Jan
22
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.

Feb
13
Sat
11:00 AM Scientist Spotlight on February 13 @ Bradbury Science Museum

In this demonstration you will learn to weld with a glue gun!

Feb
18
Thu
5:30 PM Science on Tap - Matter @ UnQuarked Wine Room

Mark your calendars for this event held every third Thursday from 5:30 to 7 p.m. A short presentation is followed by a lively discussion on a different subject each month.

Mar
12
Sat
11:00 AM Scientist in the Spotlight @ Bradbury Science Museum

MARK YOUR CALENDARS for this special event. Every second Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., the Museum has scientists available to talk to visitors about their exciting topics. Fun for the whole family!

Mar
14
Mon
1:00 PM Pi Day on Monday @ Bradbury Science Museum

Come "around" for this once-time-a-year event.

Mar
17
Thu
5:30 PM Science on Tap - Forecasting illness @ UnQuarked Wine Room

Mark your calendars for this event held every third Thursday from 5:30 to 7 p.m. A short presentation is followed by a lively discussion on a different subject each month.

Mar
24
Thu
10:00 AM NanoDays @ Bradbury Science Museum

NanoDays is a national festival of educational programs about nanoscale science and engineering and it's potential impact on the future. The Bradbury Science Museum will celebrate NanoDays over local spring break, March 24 - April 3, 2016.

Apr
9
Sat
11:00 AM Bradbury Event @ Bradbury Science Museum

From fission to software. Come talk to scientists around their work

Apr
21
Thu
5:30 PM Science on Tap - Plasmas @ 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
Sat
10:00 AM Join the Bradbury at an Earth Day event @ Los Alamos Nature Center (PEEC)

Nature owes some of its bright colors (think iridescent peacock feathers) to thin films

May
14
Sat
11:00 AM From biofuels to predicting the flu @ Bradbury Science Museum

Scientist in the Spotlight: A chance to chat with scientists about their work

May
19
Thu
5:30 PM Climate change and the Arctic @ UnQuarked Wine Room

Join us for convivial discussion on May 19 at 5:30 p.m. at UnQuarked

May
25
Wed
Jun
11
Sat
11:00 AM June Scientist in the Spotlight @ Bradbury Science Museum

Stop by for fun and learning with some of our sciencey folks

Jun
16
Thu
5:30 PM Science on Tap - Isotopes @ UnQuarked Wine Room

Short presentation followed by lively interaction on the topic at hand.

Jul
9
Sat
11:00 AM Scientist in the Spotlight @ Bradbury Science Museum

A chance to visit with our scientists and learn about their work.

Jul
13
Wed
8:00 PM ScienceFest @ Downtown Los Alamos

Lots of fun and excitement for all ages

Jul
16
Sat
10:00 AM Public Talk: Silent Voices of WWII: The Navajo Code Talkers’ Vital, Secret Role in the Pacific Theater @ Bradbury Science Museum

The presentor: Nancy R. Bartlit is an author, oral historian and a lecturer registered with the New Mexico Endowment for the Humanities as well as the Historical Society of New Mexico. A graduate of Smith College, Bartlit majored in history. She taught Japanese students for two years in Sendai, Japan, just 13-15 years after WWII ended. She visited all four main islands of Japan. Later, she revisited Japan five times, including several visits to Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

Jul
21
Thu
5:30 PM Science on Tap-Why the dinosaurs needed fusion rockets too @ UnQuarked Wine Room

Science on Tap presents a variety of topics on which to engage and discuss. Free; open to all ages!

Aug
13
Sat
11:00 AM Scientist in the Spotlight August 13 @ Bradbury Science Museum

A chance to chat and interact with Lab science types

Aug
18
Thu
Sep
10
Sat
11:00 AM Scientist in the Spotlight September 10 @ Bradbury Science Museum

Come by for a mini nano lab and information on measurement.

Sep
15
Thu
5:30 PM Science on Tap - Robotics @ UnQuarked Wine Room

Join us on the third Thursday of each month at 5:30 at the UnQuarked Wine Room in Los Alamos. The event is open to those of all ages. A short presentation is followed by lively discussion. Join in the fun!

Sep
19
Mon
7:30 PM Gravitational Waves Community Lecture @ Grand Ballroom at the Eldorado Hotel

Sponsored by Los Alamos National Laboratory, University of New Mexico, St. John's College and Santa Fe Community College

Oct
8
Sat
11:00 AM Scientist in the Spotlight October 8 @ Bradbury Science Museum

Come by to learn about software and measurement.

Oct
28
Fri
Nov
12
Sat
11:00 AM Scientist in the Spotlight @ Bradbury Science Museum

Join us the second Saturday of each month to interact with our Scientist Ambassadors. Highlighted this month:

Nov
17
Thu
5:30 PM Science on Tap: Creativity under Pressure @ UnQuarked Wine Room

Join us the third Thursday of each month for Science on Tap. These events are open to those of all ages. This month we highlight:

Dec
10
Sat
11:00 AM Scientist in the Spotlight this month: seeing nano and supercomputing reliability @ Bradbury Science Museum

Stop by the second Saturday of each month and chat with our science folks. This month: