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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

Coming Soon!

Click the image below for more information about our next event!

SciPop at the Nebarska Air & Space Museum in Ashland NE April 29th from 10am-2pm

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

Check out the link on the image above for information about SciPop Interactive at the Strategic Air and Space Museum in April 2017.

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!

Save the Date


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Save the date for SciPop Interactive!

When: April 29, 2017 from 10:00am-2:00pm

Where: Strategic Air & Space Museum

More Info: More information about the activities, and related events in Lincoln and beyond coming in February 2017.

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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