National Chemistry Week 2018: Day Four

Date and Time

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:30pm


The American Chemical Society's National Chemistry Week is an annual event during the week of October 23 (10^23 -Avogadro’s number). This year, the theme is “Chemistry is Out of this World.” Programs are presented by the Chemistry and Biochemistry Club.

On day four, Laurie Barge, a research scientist at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, will be giving a lecture about self-organizing chemical systems, the emergence of life on early Earth, hydrothermal vents and mineral-organic chemistry, and investigating habitability on other worlds. A live demonstration with a hands-on activity will follow the lecture.


Golden Eagle Ballroom
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