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A series of talks about science in movies, books, and games.

SciPop Talks! Where Science Intersects Pop Culture

Welcome to SciPop Talks! a weekly series of talks open to the public featuring the intersection of science and pop culture.

Twitter: #SciPopTalks

These talks are co-sponsored by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln University Libraries, Chemistry Department and Physics Department, Doane University, and the Nebraska Local Section of the American Chemical Society.

Coming Soon

Join us November 7th for
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Among Us - 2
7pm in the Adele Hall Learning Commons

Not able to attend our talks in person?

Check out our YouTube Playlist!



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See you in the Fall!

SciPop Talks! 2018 Schedule

2.07 The Story of Chocolate: Nutrition and Sensory Qualities
Marilynn Schnepf, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

2.14 Valentine's Day, No Talk

2.21 Drug Discovery in the Movies: Fact and Fiction
Mark Griep, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

2.28 Comic Book Physics 101: The Flash, The Fastest Man Alive
Dan Claes, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

3.07 The Science of Self: How Gender Bias & Mindsets Influence the Inner Scientist
Trish Wonch Hill, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

3.14 Canceled Due to Unforeseen Circumstances

About US

Current Organizers: 

Kiyomi Deards, Rebecca Lai, and Ramesh Languani.

For Publicity and Media:

Joan Barnes
Phone: 402-472-6987 

Primary Contact: 

Kiyomi Deards 
Phone: 402-472-2554


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