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Carolina Science Cafe

Join us on the first Wednesday of every month for Carolina Science Cafe, Morehead Planetarium and Science Center's free, current science awareness program. Designed for adults, this program explores the science topics making national and international headlines and offers the chance to meet the experts behind the headlines.

You don't need to register...just show up!

Each Carolina Science Cafe features an expert presentation and informal discussion. These programs are held at Top of the Hill restaurant's "Back Bar," which offers a relaxed environment to explore fascinating science topics. Beverages are available from Top of the Hill's menu, and free appetizers - while they last - are provided by Sigma Xi.

Carolina Science Cafe is presented by the North Carolina Science Festival, which Morehead founded and produces. Curious about previous Carolina Science Cafe Programs? Check out our archive!


Carolina Science Cafe: SUPERVOLCANO!


SUPERVOLCANO! Coming Soon To A Theater Near You?

What are supervolcanoes and do we need to be concerned that one is going to wipe us out? Explore the intimate world of dating rocks and see that not all dates lead to a disaster. Join us on March 1 as Dr. Drew Coleman, UNC Geologist, takes us on a tour through this fascinating intersection of time, geology and global catastrophes.

Wednesday, March 1, 6pm

BackBar at Top of the Hill Restaurant

Downtown Chapel Hill

Free appetizers while supplies last courtesy of our sponsor, the UNC-Chapel Hill chapter of Sigma Xi.

More about Drew here.


Mar 1 2017 - 6:00pm