Science Symposium 2022

Science, Imagination, and Wonder

From the wonder of development to late-night star gazing, everywhere scientists look at God's good creation we experience awe and wonder.

Join us in the Concert Hall at the Armerding Center for Music and the Arts.

All sessions are free and open to the public.

Plenary Session 1 - Wednesday, March 30, 7:00 pm

hubble galaxiesGalaxies, Stars, Planets, and Life: A Universe of Wonder
Dr. Jennifer Wiseman - Hubble Senior Project Scientist, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

 Plenary Session 2 - Wednesday, March 30, 8:25 pm

ventral blue-redFearfully and Wonderfully Made: Embryos, Biology, and Belief
Dr. Jeff Hardin - Raymond E. Keller Professor, Department of Integrative Biology, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Time for Q&A will follow each of the presentations.

Fire from Heaven: Michael Faraday and the Dawn of the Electrical Age -
Thursday, March 31, 7:00 pm

Fire from Heaven play poster imageBritish playwright Murray Watts and actor Andrew Harrison bring us this inspiring new play about a young man from the humblest background who rose to become one of the greatest experimental scientists of the Nineteenth Century.

Panel Discussion - Thursday, March 31, 8:35 pm

Panel participants: Murray Watts, Dr. Jennifer Wiseman, Dr. Jeff Hardin, Dr. Alison GibsonDr. Vanya Tepavcevic

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Photo credits for space photos used on these symposium pages:
Orion Nebula: Credit: NASA, ESA, T. Megeath, M. Robberto
Hubble Ultra Deep Field: NASA, ESA, H. Teplitz, M. Rafelski, A. Koekemoer, R. Windhorst, and Z.