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Science Events in New York City: 25 June — 1 July

The summer heat has finally come to New York City. If you’re looking for a place to cool down while learning some cool things about science, check out our list of events for this week.

Tuesday

Take a Grand Tour of the Universe Tuesday night at the American Museum of Natural History. See where Earth sits within the universe as you journey past exoplanets, stars, and galaxies.

Wednesday

On Wednesday, learn about sustainable happiness at the Rubin Museum. Joe Loizzo, a psychotherapist, will discuss his new book about well-being and altruism and what we can learn from Asian cultures about living well-balance lives and handling the stresses of modern society that often lead to depression, obesity, and cancer.

Thursday

Come out to Brooklyn Bridge Park after the heat has gone to check out the night sky. Astronomers from the Amateur Astronomers Association will be out with telescopes to help you identify some night sky objects.

Friday

If you’re still looking for a way to see the night sky, the Columbia Astronomy Outreach program is hosing their biweekly Science Fact vs Fiction event. This Friday, they will be showing the movie Transformers 3, followed by a discussion of science fiction vs science fact and a stargazing session.

Check out our Google calendar below for other science events around the city, and if there’s an event that you’d like us to add to our calendar, let us know!

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