Free Science Cafe: March 31

March 8, 2012 by  
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Free Science Cafe for adults at Los Poblanos Inn and Cultural Center, on the Fukushima crisis. Register in advance!

New Mexico PBS is hosting a free Science Café  event and discussion at 10 am on Saturday
March 31 exploring the Fukushima disaster in Japan. 

Obviously this is not the cheeriest subject, but the Science Cafe will explore how science and technology play their part when dealing with disasters and nature’s force.

They’ll show a PBS video clip on Fukushima, and Jesse Phillips, Nuclear Engineer at the Sandia National Laboratories Severe Accident Analysis Department, leads the discussion. Phillips will also share insight on how Japanese regulators used MELCOR software to help get a fix on what was going on inside the nuclear reactor.

Science Cafes are held in a casual, cafe style atmosphere so you can join in the discussion. The venue is the lovely Los Poblanos Inn and Cultural Center,  and the Inn is donating light refreshments!

The Science Cafe often fills quickly in advance, so make your reservation soon.

  • When:  Saturday, March 31, 2012
  • Time:  10 am to noon
  • Where:  Los Poblanos Inn & Cultural Center
  • Cost:  FREE! Reservations required.

RSVP to the New Mexico PBS Science Cafe by contacting Rose Poston, (505) 277-2396 or email for a reservation. Seats are limited and available on a first come, first served basis. 

Los Poblanos Inn and Cultural Center is located at 4803 Rio Grande Boulevard NW.

–Tania


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