Cafe Science at Solea.

Beams, gears and motors. Environmental challenges. How the leopard got it spots. 

These and many other topics will be featured in this year's Cafe Science.

Join in the discussion with leading researchers in the field.

Events are open to everyone; both scientists and non-scientists alike!

All talks are from 6 to 7 p.m. on the first Monday of the month, at Solea in Waltham.

Spring 2015 Talks

February 2

Why trees are big, ants are small and cells are tiny

Jané Kondev, PhD
Professor of Physics

March 2

Sleep: Why you should, why you can't and what do fruit flies have to do with it

Leslie Griffith, MD, PhD
Professor of Biology and Director of the Volen National Center for Complex Systems

April 6

Biofuels: How to fly your F-22 Raptor on an orange peel

Daniel Oprian, PhD
Louis and Bessie Rosenfield Professor of Biochemistry

May 4

Building Buoyancy: How Does Pond Scum Float?

Judith Herzfeld, PhD
Professor of Biophysical Chemistry