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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, and Doane College.

Coming Soon

That's All Folks!

See the save the date to find out more about our Fall 2017 event! Our Spring 2018 speaker series will be announced in mid-October!

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Check out the SciPop Talks! 2017 Schedule to find out more about the recent season.

Check out the tabs for each year to find out more information about previous talks, videos, and related materials.

Can't be there in person? Follow #scipoptalks for live tweets and news about future events.

Follow our YouTube Playlist for all recorded 2015 SciPop Talks!

Join us August 20th!


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Save the date for the SciPop Talks! From Broomsticks to Flying Machines: The Aerodynamics of Hayao Miyazaki

When: Sunday, October 18, 2017, 7pm

Where: Adele Coryell Hall Learning Commons

More Info: Coming in late September

SciPop Talks! 2017 Schedule

2.01 Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Among Us
Rebecca Lai, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

2.08 I [heart] Red: Are humans hard-wired to perceive certain colors?
Mark Griep, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

2.15 Comic Book Physics: The Multiverse (and Other Dimensions)
Dan Claes, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

2.22 The Healing Power of Plants
Ellen Paparozzi, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

3.01 Antioxidants: The Need-To-Know
Changmou Xu, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

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


Contact Us

ASKus: 402-472-9568

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