Wednesday, April 08, 2009

Science cafes popping up across Arizona

Arizona now has at least five science cafes, three of which are registered at

The jont NOVA - Sigma Xi website describes science cafés as "live events that involve a face-to-face conversation with a scientist about current science topics. They are open to everyone, and take place in casual settings like pubs and coffeehouses."

The East West Exchange in Chandler, a "combination bookstore-coffeehouse-yoga studio hosts the informal chat sessions the second Friday of each month" according to a story in the East Valley Tribune.

ASU's Center for Nanotechnology in Society holds one on the third Friday of each month at the Arizona Science Center in Phoenix.

The Center for Desert Archaeology's Archaeology Café series is held on the first Tuesday of every month, starting at 6:00 PM at Casa Vicente, 375 S. Stone Avenue, Tucson, AZ. The café series is free and open to the community - all are welcome. Guests are encouraged to support our host, Casa Vicente, by buying their own food and drinks.

The University of Arizona Science Center recently moved its monthly science café discussion to a new and bigger location, the Cushing Street Bar & Restaurant in downtown Tucson.

1 comment:

  1. Is it just me, or are the ones in the Phoenix area pretty out-of-date?