Science on Tap

Science on Tap

Science on Tap is a monthly science café in Philadelphia for anyone interested in getting together with other people to discuss a range of engaging science topics. It is held the second Monday of (most) every month.

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

  • July 14, 2014
    John Lundberg, “Alien-like Catfish: A Scientist’s Strange Discovery”
    Presented by the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
  • August 11, 2014
    Show and Tell with Science on Tap
  • September 8, 2014
    Topic and speaker TBA
    Presented by the Wagner Free Institute of Science

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

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

Upcoming Events

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