May 26, 2023
6:30 PM Doors
7:00 PM Show
we think. we drink /
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.
A Tale of Two Rovers: Curiosity and Perseverance’s Explorations of Mars
The Curiosity rover has been exploring Gale crater on Mars since 2012 and Perseverance has exploring Jezero crater since 2021. The two rovers have revealed a wealth of information about the early history of Mars and Dr. Farrand, from his perspective as a member of the Curiosity science team will provide an update on their activities.
Recycling, Rollers, and Raccoons
Plastic recycling is not as simple as it may seem. Through the lens of one of the world’s weirder sports, join us as we take a look at the complexities of recycling, how a frisbee could save the world, and why Coca-Cola can go to hell.
So You Wanna Be a Mars Rover Driver?
Have you ever wondered what it actually is like to drive one of NASA's Mars rovers? Come find out how and a lot more about how engineers operate the Mars rovers.