Join us for monthly STEM Cafés-- fun, casual gatherings where adults can eat, drink, and chat with STEM professionals about the latest scientific research. These events are free and open to the public. Food and drinks are available for purchase from our host restaurant.
Even More Physics of Football
Tuesday, October 28, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
The Fireside Grille, 49 Sugar Lane, Sugar Grove, IL 60554
Newton’s laws describe football players on the field just as well as carts on a track or balls rolling down ramps. Physics professor and armchair quarterback Mike Eads will discuss how an understanding of velocity, momentum, force, impulse, collisions, conservation laws, and even air resistance can lead to some interesting insights on the game.
In the Hopper (Details to follow)
The 3D Printing Revolution!
Tuesday, November 18th, 6:30 - 8:30pm
Eduardo's, 214 E. Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb, IL 60115
Advancements in 3D printing are making it possible for researchers and average folks to print everything from car parts to body parts. How does additive manufacturing actually work and how is it going to change our lives? Associate professor of Mechanical Engineering, Federico Sciammarella, will talk about this and more at the November STEM Café.