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The Festival of Bad Ad Hoc Hypotheses (BAH!) is a celebration of well-argued and thoroughly researched but completely incorrect evolutionary theory. Six brave speakers will present their bad theories in front of a live audience and a panel of judges with real science credentials, who together will determine which speaker takes home the coveted sculpture of Darwin shrugging skeptically. And eternal glory, of course. Watch the 2014 presenters and keynote! Keynote Presenters will be announced in September Judges Phil Plait, The…Find out more »
You’re the Expert is a live show, podcast, and new public radio program that uses comedy to make academic research more accessible and exciting. Through games, sketches, and hilariously misguided guesses, a panel of hilarious comedians will try to get to the bottom of what a distinguished scientist does all day. You won’t want to miss being part of the audience for this live show and podcast taping, hosted and produced by Chris Duffy. Featuring comedians: Myq Kaplan (Comedy Central,…Find out more »
The Story Collider is coming to San Francisco! Join us for and evening of four true, personal stories about science. Sometimes hilarious, sometimes heartbreaking, sometimes so bizarre you won’t believe what’s happening, we always find stories of the ways science intersects with people’s lives. Hosted by Erin Barker and Ben Lillie. StorytellersFind out more »
The creatures come out at night as NightLife partners with the Bay Area Science Festival for an evening of spine-tingling delight on Halloween. Discover the science and spectacle behind werewolves, vampires, zombies and other creatures that go bump in the night. Every Thursday night a new adventure unfolds. Set out with friends on a journey to the stars and to the depths of the sea with a cocktail in your hand and wonder in your eyes— only at NightLife at…Find out more »
AT&T park is transformed into a science wonderland for a FREE science extravaganza. 30,000 people are expected to attend enjoyed a non-stop program chock-full of interactive exhibits, experiments, games, and shows, all meant to entertain and inspire. With more than 150 exhibits, everyone can find something that will unleash their inner scientist.Find out more »