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Nerd Nite is a monthly event during which experts on anything from rocket science to cosplay give 20-minute fun-yet-informative presentations across all disciplines – while the audience drinks along. Because learning is more fun when you're drinking with friends.
BLADES TO BULLETS - THE TRANSITION FROM KNIGHTLY COMBAT TO GUNPOWDER WARFARE IN HISTORY
For over one thousand years, developing firearms technology shaped melee combat, altering the shape of weapons, armor, tactics, and society itself. Learn about the complex interplay of firearms and cold steel from gunpowder's origins in 9th-Century China through the final gasp of melee combat in the trenches of the First World War
3 WAYS TO GET RID OF A DEAD BODY
If being stuck in a coffin inside a concrete box under a green lawn for all of eternity sounds ... kinda boring .... You're in luck! Come learn about some of the innovative ways death workers are honoring the dead, their loved ones, and the planet.
SPRUCE BEETLE AND FIRE INTERACTIONS IN THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS: MAYBE IT'S NOT SO BAD?
Spruce beetle outbreaks and fires are major disturbances in forests throughout western North America causing hundreds of thousands of acres of tree death. Surprisingly, very little is known about how these two disturbances might interact in the future. Come listen to a scientist passionately try and convince you that maybe the interaction of the two isn't as bad as it could be.