Rounding Up 2019’s Discoveries At Science In The Headlines

Cheers to another trip around the sun! On December 18th, reminisce the past year in science news with your favorite writers, journalists, and storytellers.

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When: December 18th, 2019 from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Doors at 6:00 p.m.

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

Tickets: $15. This is a 21+ event. Available now!

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2020 is almost here—but before we bid this year adieu, let’s celebrate all the wonderful, worrisome, and weird science news from 2019!

Remember when we saw the first image of a black hole? What about the increase in youth-led climate change protests? Or the rise of new illnesses linked to vaping? Ira will take the stage with three science reporters to reflect on our favorite discoveries, the biggest news from this year in science, and the stories you might have missed. 

After we roundup the standout news from this year, three storytellers will give us a peek behind the curtain of a notable story they reported in 2019, including the untold and surprising facts that may not have made it to their final draft.

This event will be recorded for broadcast on the Science Friday radio show, as well as a special extra episode in our podcast. Subscribe now to get these stories in your feed!

The News Roundup Crew

  • Ira Flatow – Host of Science Friday
  • Rachel Feltman – Science Editor at Popular Science
  • Umair Irfan – Staff Writer at Vox
  • Wendy Zukerman – Science Journalist and Host of Gimlet Media’s Science Vs

The Science Storytellers

  • Ariel Zych – Education Director at Science Friday
  • Sarah Zhang – Staff Writer at The Atlantic
  • Arielle Duhaime-Ross – Host of Reset, from Stitcher and the Vox Media Podcast Network

Caveat is mixed seating and standing-room; arrive early to get a good seat!

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We want to hear from you! 2020 is almost here and we’re cataloguing the biggest moments in science from the past decade. What’s your top pick? Tell us on the SciFri VoxPop app

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To access Caveat, there is a set of stairs, but an elevator is available. Please call (212) 228-2100 for elevator use and assistance with accessibility.

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