Hot Science Cool Talks

Hot Science – Cool Talks brings leading scientists and their research to you! They are much more than just lectures, featuring engaging activities for multiple age groups and professional development opportunities for teachers.  Learn more…

Upcoming Events

Friday, September 16, 2016
7:00 p.m.

The Amazing Mission to Pluto: Three Billion Miles and We Made It!
with Dr. Alan Stern, Mission Leader, New Horizons mission to Pluto

The mission’s scientific leader shares the remarkable journey and latest discoveries from the outskirts of our solar system.

Registration is required for everyone attending the event. Click here to register.

Chris KirkFriday, October 21, 2016
7:00 p.m.

Some Like It Hot, Hot, Hot: When Primates Roamed Texas’ Rainforests
with Dr. Christopher Kirk, Anthropology Professor, UT Austin

Professor Kirk takes us millions of years back and discovers a time when, if you were walking through parts of Texas, you would hack your way through hot, tropical rainforests and encounter curious primates.

FridayClay Johnston, December 2, 2016
7:00 p.m.

Never Wait for a Doctor Again? Revolutionizing Health Care
with Dr. Clay Johnston, Dean, Dell Medical School

What does the future of health care look like? Will you screen yourself for disease with your smart phone? Never wait for a doctor? Wear a hospital gown that preserves your modesty? Hear how the new Dell Medical School at UT Austin is working to make Austin a model healthy city.

Support for Hot Science – Cool Talks has been provided by

mitchell foundation

Earth Day Texas