Science in Entertainment and the Arts: The Most Powerful Way to Communicate Science?

H. F. DeLuca Forum, Discovery Building 330 North Orchard Street, Madison, WI

Science, the arts, popular culture, and entertainment need each other in some obvious and not-so-obvious ways. Leaders and artists from theater, film, the visual arts,and dance  join Wisconsin Institute for Discovery director Jo Handelsman to explore this interface.  Carrie Hanson will present on this panel.

Big Ideas for Busy People: Water, Water, Everywhere

H. F. DeLuca Forum, Discovery Building 330 North Orchard Street, Madison, WI

Big Ideas for Busy People is a highlight of the annual Wisconsin Science Festival. More than a half dozen top thinkers from UW-Madison and collaborators take turns sharing the focus of their work in just 5 minutes with another 5 minutes for audience Q&A.