Think & Drink with the Extinct: Bioluminescence @ Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Cleveland [20 September]

Think & Drink with the Extinct: Bioluminescence


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September
17:00 - 21:00

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Cleveland Museum of Natural History
1 Wade Oval Drive, Cleveland, Ohio 44106
Cleveland's brainiest happy hour is back with a new season of science topics and local brews on tap! Join us on Wednesday, September 20 for «Creatures of Light: Bioluminescence» featuring Butcher & The Brewer & Cleveland Whiskey.

-Take a close look at bioluminescent fungi and dinoflagellates — black light-friendly attire encouraged
-Discover the science behind fireflies and learn how to decode their twinkling lights
-Analyze how eyes work and why some creatures are able to see ultraviolet light
-Investigate the physics behind light and examine atoms that glow
-Hear about the use of fluorescence and bioluminescence in modern medicine
-Learn about plasma fluorescence, atomic and molecular emissions, and diffraction grating
-Create your own anglerfish headband

Planetarium Show: Astro-Luminescence (+$5/ticket)
The physics and chemistry triggering bioluminescence is magnified a million-fold in the sky. We'll look at aurorae, meteor trains, airglow, and vast clouds of glowing plasma deep in space.

Think & Drink with the Extinct is included with the cost of general admission. ($8/person after 5pm Wednesdays). Drink tickets can be purchased at either admissions counter upon entry to the event. ($5 beer/$6 wine).

See the series schedule at cmnh.org/thinkanddrink
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