Science on Tap

Science on Tap

Science on Tap is a monthly gathering in Philadelphia that features public discussion on engaging science topics.

Located at National Mechanics, a relaxed, convivial bar in Old City, Science on Tap features a brief, informal presentation by a scientist or other expert followed by lively conversation. The goal is to promote enthusiasm for science in a fun, spirited, and accessible way, while also meeting new people. Come join the conversation!

Upcoming Science on Tap Events

  • June 8, 2015
    Christina Love, “Join the DarkSide: Dark Matter Matters”
    Hosted by the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
  • July 13, 2015
    Hosted by the Chemical Heritage Foundation
  • September 14, 2015
    Hosted by the Mütter Museum
  • October 12, 2015
    Hosted by the American Philosophical Society

Science on Tap is presented by a consortium of five Philadelphia institutions:

For more information, follow Science on Tap on Facebook, visit the Science on Tap website, or e-mail

Full program information on past talks can be found on the pages listed below.


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