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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.
DUNGEONS & DRAGONS 101
It is no secret Dungeons and Dragons has been a staple in nerd-related popular culture for the last several decades. It has been featured in Stranger Things, The Bing Band Theory, Futurama, and The Simpsons, to name a few. Join Gregory Marxen, who has been playing D&D for nearly a decade, and is answering four simple questions: What is it? How do you play it? Where did it even come from? And why do I have so many dice?
HOT LAVA ON A COLD MOON: A SURVEY OF LUNAR VOLCANIC FEATURES
Earlier in its geologic history, the Moon experienced great floods of lava, the formation of volcanic domes, and huge eruptions spreading glassy ash over wide distances. Some isolated locales might have experienced relatively recent volcanism. A variety of lunar volcanic terrains and how they have been interpreted (and sometimes misinterpreted) will be described.
THE POLITICS OF STAR WARS: EPISODE III
That's right. Your host is back with another Star Wars talk! We'll review the political intrigue of Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith by removing all of the fun laser sword action. This deal keeps getting worse all the time . . .