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[Fall 2015]

BRIDGING TROUBLED WATERS SERIES

A series in which we explore innovative approaches to seemingly intractable challenges in managing water.

 

[Spring 2015]

GREAT SALT LAKE TODAY SERIES

A series in which we explore that "enigmatic stranger in Utah's backyard": the Great Salt Lake.

 

[Fall 2014]

PATTERNS IN NATURE SERIES

A series in which we explore naturally occurring patterns in science from the perspectives of varied disciplines.

 

[Spring 2014]

SCIENCE SUPERPOWERS SERIES

A series in which we explore cutting-edge tools scientists use to make amazing discoveries.

 

[Fall 2013]

TOWARD FEWER BAD AIR DAYS SERIES

A series in which we explore the science of air pollution and its consequences for our health.

 

[Spring 2013]

WATER SERIES

A series in which we explore a fundamental element of life.

 

[Fall 2012]

NATURE'S ANCIENT STORIES SERIES

A series that allows us to step back in time to gain insights into today and the future.

 

[Spring 2012]

END OF THE WORLD (AS WE KNOW IT) SERIES

A series that allows us to explore our fascination with impending disasters and the threat of apocalyptic scenarios from diverse scientific disciplines.

 

[Fall 2011]

MODERN SCIENTIFIC MARVELS SERIES

A series that celebrates scientific discoveries that defy the imagination, spotlight the creativity of science and touch lives in marvelous ways.

 

[Spring 2011]

CLIMATE SERIES

A series that explains what climate is, how scientists measure changes in climate and what scientists are learning about those changes.

 

[Fall 2010]

SCIENCE AND SOCIETY SERIES

A series that explores the connections between science and its impact on human societies.

 

[Spring 2010]

ORIGINS SERIES

A series that explores origins in a very broad way, ranging from such diverse topics as cloning and how the Colorado Plateau was formed to the origins and connections between mathematics and origami.

 

[Summer and Fall 2009]

WINDOWS ON THE COSMOS SERIES

A series that celebrates the World Year of Astronomy honoring scientist Galileo Galilei who, 400 years ago, turned a telescope to the sky and documented what he saw. Probe the deep mysteries of the cosmos to explore the wonders of the stars and sky and what these phenomena mean for us here on Earth.

 

 

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[Spring 2009]

MIND & BODY SERIES

A series that explores the boundaries of what we know about our bodies and minds. Learn how we know what's going on inside and discover what we still don't know about these miraculous machines that each of us inhabit.

 

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