Experience the 50th anniversary of one of humankind’s grandest achievements in setting foot on the moon and celebrate Flagstaff's scientific role!
From July 2018 - December 2019, Flagstaff will be offering free events and activities. The Lunar Legacy Speaker Series, sponsored by the Flagstaff Festival of Science, will run on the second Wednesday of each month starting with Lowell Observatory historian Kevin Schindler on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, at 6pm Coconino Community College Lone Tree Campus. For more information visitFlagstaff AZ Lunar Legacy.
"Extreme climates and scarce resources place desert dwellers on the knife-edge of survival, and deserts globally have borne the brunt of warming and drying over the past 50 years." ... See MoreSee Less
Researchers at University of California, Berkeley, have published a study in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences describing the collapse of the Mojave Desert bird community ove...
In this 2017 SCI Talk titled Unfolding the Meaning of Art, Ann Futterman Collier shared her experience as an artist and her research on how art impacts the maker, viewer and community. Dr. Collier talked about her experience with the Hope and Trauma in a Poisoned Land exhibition and using art as a medium to convey the impact of uranium mining on the Navajo reservation.
Dr. Collier is an Associate Professor and Chair of Psychological Sciences Department at Northern Arizona University. She is also a Viola Award recipient for her work on the Hope and Trauma in a Poisoned Land exhibit.
SCI Talks are approximately 15 minute lectures by local scientists, engineers, researchers and educators. The topics range from local research to advances in science education to the intersection of art and science. They are the second Friday of the festival and are held at Coconino Center for the Arts.Ann Futterman Collier, Associate Professor and Chair of the Psychological Sciences Department at Northern Arizona University, gives a SCI Talk titled Unfoldi... ... See MoreSee Less