Inspired by 14-year-old Ahmed Mohamed – arrested after bringing a homemade clock to his Texas school, resulting in invitations to the White House and MIT – the Cambridge Public Library invites kids ages 10 to 18 to a workshop and learn to build their own clocks.
Typically in survival films we are shown the worst of humanity, but “The Martian” is an unabashed crowdpleaser based on great source material and gifted with one of the most dynamic casts of the year.
The “Science Is Fun Day” coming Tuesday to Benjamin Banneker Charter Public School, hosted by DuPont and NASA and featuring a surprise guest, didn’t just happen – it’s part of the grand prize won by kindergarten students as part of the annual Dupont Challenge.
The 25th annual Ig Noble Prize ceremonies hit the notes followers have come to expect over years of honoring true but funny scientific achievements, including showing off some legitimately intriguing findings.
The Trouble with Jellyfish science and art exhibit; Strip Zeppelin with Niki Luparelli; Danehy Park Family Day; The Ig Improbable Lectures at MIT; and the 12th annual Revels RiverSing.
A new genetic research technique that has raised ethical alarms among scientists is flourishing in Cambridge. But so far it’s not being used in a way that ethicists fear, and it poses no danger to residents or lab workers, a city public health official said.
Another act of violence has taken the life of a human being in our city in Area IV – where I grew up and call home, an area with one of the highest poverty rates in the city, and where there have been nearly a half-dozen murders dating back to 1990.
Student Marketplace and Makerspace Open House; ArtBeat 2015: “Loops” arts festival; Summer Radio Mystery Theatre’s “Night of the Super Sleuths” show; “Spellbound Comics #1” release party; and “Tommy: A Bluegrass Opry.”
EurekaFest invention celebration and competition; free Lesley University author readings; Smash It Dead music festival; World Juggling Day; and the eighth annual Make Music Harvard Square / Fete de la Musique.
Vice mayor Dennis A. Benzan invited people to “come enjoy a wonderful evening of good food and great company” as he started work for reelection for goals including Steam education and housing solutions for low- and middle-income families.