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Science on Tap

jaskolski headshotTechnology for Exploration
Thursday, February 21, 2019

Corey Jaskolski - Founder of the non-profit Digital Preservation Project, inventor, engineer, National Geographic Fellow, magazine photographer, AR and VR developer, and explorer

MPM Exposed: Decline, Decay & Death (age 18+)

skullsCelebrate the Halloween season at MPM: Pick a show, tour, or combine both for a double dose of death!

Hear causes, practices, beliefs, and unexpected stories of death from different cultures around the world and through history during our condensed version of MPM Exposed: Decline, Decay, & Death. After, drop by the Dome Theater for a delightful show all about space death. See how the Earth will slowly incinerate about a billion years from now. Watch the Sun swell into a red giant and become an iridescent, ghostly nebula. Discover the demise of all stars as they finally cave in! 

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Death of the Universe - Special Planetarium Show

black holeExperience a delightful show all about space death -- for adults only!

See how the Earth will slowly incinerate a billion years from now -- give or take. Watch the Sun swell into a red giant and become an iridescent, ghostly nebula. Discover the demise of all stars as they finally cave in to the menacing 2nd Law of Thermodynamics. It promises to be a singular show full of compelling destruction -- all on a cosmic scale! 

Combine it with a tour for a double dose of death.


 

Science on Tap


man with batThe Incredible World of Bats — Why We Need Them
Thursday, November 15, 2018

Dr. Merlin Tuttle Founder and Executive Director of  Merlin Tuttle’s Bat Conservation and Research Fellow, Department of Integrated Biology, University of Texas at Austin

Bats comprise a fifth of all mammals. They come in an incredible variety, as cute as any panda or as strange as any dinosaur, from tiny bats that live in beetle holes in bamboo to giant flying foxes with six-foot wingspans. They’re found nearly everywhere, are primary seed dispersers from deserts to rainforests, pollinate some of the world’s most valuable crops, and save American farmers billions of dollars annually in avoided pesticide use.  They maintain long-term social relationships similar to those of humans, elephants, and dolphins, share information, and even adopt orphans. 

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Mystery at MPM

mysteryJoin us for an after-hours mystery caper!

This event has sold out.

 
Event Details

Explore the mysterious and  spooky side of MPM as you put your sleuthing skills to the test!   Solve diabolical riddles, interview shady characters, and gather tips to aid your investigation. So invite your friends and prepare for a night of tricks, treats, and general mayhem!

  • Mystery at MPM is an 18+ event. 
  • Team sizes of 2-8 people are recommended. 
  • Hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar will help fuel your adventure!
  • The mystery begins  promptly at 7:30 p.m.
 

MPM Night Out

Join the Milwaukee Public Museum and Boone and Crockett for MPM Night Out, an event where MPM brings the Museum out on the town!

Enjoy Boone and Crockett's menu of great beers and unique cocktails while exploring objects from the Milwaukee Public Museum collections. Come ready to compete in quirky challenges that’ll test your trivia knowledge and creativity.

See you there!

Date: Thursday, May 24
Times: 7:30 - 9:00 p.m.
Location: Boone and Crockett, 818 S. Water Street