It’s Time For A Time Traveler Cocktail Party!

On August 21 in NYC, experience Stephen Hawking’s ‘A Brief History of Time’ through games and curious concoctions.

star field with the pillars of creation with text "time traveler cocktail party science friday"When: Tuesday, August 21st, 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Where: Caveat, 21 A Clinton St, New York, NY 10002

Tickets: $15 in advance, $20 at the door, available here.

What’s the best way to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Stephen Hawking’s A Brief History of Time? With a time traveler cocktail party, of course! The Science Friday Book Club invites you to an interactive evening of games and activities that will expand your conception of time, space, and reality. And while you’re at it, why not enjoy a cocktail or two with fellow curious travelers?

[Join SciFri Book Club as we read Stephen Hawking’s ‘A Brief History of Time’!]

The event will feature hands-on physics demonstrations, a build-your-own time capsule station, and conversations about black holes, gravity and the fabric of our universe with Ryan Mandelbaum (Gizmodo), Rae Paoletta, and physicist Jillian Bellovary (American Museum of Natural History). We’ll also reveal the winning art commissioned as part of a contest challenging artists all over the world to interpret Stephen Hawking’s vivid depictions of the universe, before closing with a poem written by Marie Howe and read by renowned theoretical cosmologist Janna Levin!

Charge up your DeLorean (or your TARDIS) and join us on August 21st, 2018 for an evening of reality-bending fun!   

Please note this is a mixed seated and standing venue. Please arrive early for the best seats.


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