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Fall 2013 Lineup!

We hope everyone is having a great summer! Please save the date to come and hear these awesome speakers!

  • September 12: Kelsey Jiang (stickleback)
  • October 10: Alejandro Berrio (coffee)
  • November 14: Ian Wright (spiders)
  • December 12 : Amanda Lea (Panama)
Science Under the Stars is a free public outreach lecture series in Austin, Texas. Events start at 7:30pm outdoors at Brackenridge Field Laboratory, 2907 Lake Austin Blvd, Austin, Texas 78703. Arrive early for refreshments and fun activities for kids of all ages!

Congrats to SUTS Speaker Patricia Salerno

Congrats to previous SUTS speaker Patricia Salerno, who gave a fantastic talk last fall on the biology of the Tepuis of S. America, on her upcoming publication in the journal Evolution as well as today’s article by science writer Carl Zimmer in The New York Times.

Speaker Jacob Soule on the Radio!

Our Science Under the Stars speaker for this week – Jacob Soule – will be appearing on  They Blinded Me With Science radio show tonight (Feb 6th, 2012) from 8:30PM-9PM on www.kvrx.org or 91.7FM. Jacob will be talking about some of the bizarre ways that animals and plants have coevolved for pollination.

Since 2008, “They Blinded Me With Science” has been home to the best of science news and current events. Hosted by DJ’s Ganglion, Perihelion, Anticodon, Chrysalis & Cyclohexane MONDAYS on KVRX 91.7, they bring you the best of science news, taboos, don’t and do’s, along with special guests, interviews and journal reviews. They cover everything from physics to hardcore genetics, amyloid plaques, supercomputers, mutants, androids, genetic experiments gone wrong, ecological nuances, science history and even modern takes on the science of kissing!

SUTS Receives NSF BEACON Funding

Science Under The Stars is honored to be a recipient of generous grant funding from the BEACON Center for the Study of Evolution in Action to support our scientific outreach lecture series. BEACON is an NSF Science and Technology Center, headquartered at Michigan State University with partners at North Carolina A&T State University, University of Idaho, University of Texas at Austin, and University of Washington. Many thanks to Risto Miikkulainen and the National Science Foundation! Look forward to some exciting upgrades in our equipment at this Spring’s events!