Tag Archives: Science Cafe

We have met the enemy and he is us

Happy Earth Day! Tonight I participated in a Science Cafe hosted by the NC Museum of Natural Sciences, entitled Breaking the Silence The Role of Emotions in the Climate Emergency. I trusted Robert Lee Brewer’s prompt was going to be … Continue reading

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The End of Everything

Last night I attended another Science Tonight put on by the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh. This is the first one I’ve attended since the pandemic so it was virtual, of course. The talk was given by … Continue reading

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Sex in the Sea

(Last night Living Poetry attended the Science Cafe at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences. The program was called Sex and the Sea: Love Stories, for Valentine’s Day, of course. Watch the show! The poetry starts at around 46 … Continue reading

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Who needs a driver?

A couple of weeks ago, Living Poetry, represented by myself, Tara Lynne Groth and Anna Weaver, attended another Science Cafe at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences. This one was all about the artificial intelligence needed for self-driving cars. They … Continue reading

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Science Cafe: Eclipse

We’re slightly less than one week until a Solar Eclipse graces my neighborhood of this planet and last Thursday my fellow Living Poets and I participated in another Science Cafe at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences. Apparently this is … Continue reading

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Science Cafe: Critical Thinking

Tonight was the Science Cafe on Critical Thinking. It’s always a fun challenge to write a poem in “real time” and my fellow Living Poets, Tara Lynne Groth, Angie Kirby and Anna Weaver were well up for the task while … Continue reading

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Science Cafe: Beer

Thursday December 8th, I’ll join my colleagues from Living Poetry at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences for their latest Science Cafe. Erik Myers, the founder of Mystery Brewing in Hillsborough will be teaching us about the ancient and … Continue reading

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Juno Arrives

Last Thursday was another Science Cafe at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Science. This time we heard a talk about the Juno space probe which went into orbit of Jupiter on the Fourth of July. After the talk Tara … Continue reading

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Sleep

This past Thursday I was among four poets who attended the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences’ Science Cafe lecture “Shining Evolutionary Light on Human Sleep and Health”. After the presentation we poets did some writing and read the results … Continue reading

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The Future of the Appalachians (Poem-A-Day 10)

Tonight I attended a talk entitled “The Southern Appalachian Mountains: Younger Than We Thought” at the Science Cafe in the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences. After the talk, two of my fellow poets and I wrote poems which we … Continue reading

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