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Illinois Science Council (“ISC”) is an independent 501c3 organization that engages, educates, and entertains the public about science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) in our everyday lives. Photo Wallpaper Mural 20057_P Plants, Fish and Waterfall Nature Water WaterfallISC serves as the adult complement to student-focused science efforts, and the science & tech counterpart to the region’s arts & culture offerings by raising STEM understanding and appreciation.Photo Wallpaper Mural 20180_P Smashed Glass Window Imitation Abstract Terrace G

ISC explores a wide variety of topics with a fun, non-stuffy approach. We create engaging programs (aimed at adults and accessible to teens) such as:Photo Wallpaper Mural 20246_P Red Car in Fire Red Cars Sport Speed Auto Race Tr hands-on chemistry (Chemistry of… Beer, Chocolate, Whiskey, Coffee, Honey, etc.); panel discussions on science subjects in the news (Your Brain on Happiness, on Creativity, on Addiction, on Exercise, etc.); Photo Wallpaper Mural Boy Girl Room Art WALL DECOR Cartoon Animal Lion Giraffeauthor talks (Lisa Randall, Mary Roach, Randall Munroe of XKCD); film screenings (“The Atom Smashers”), plus the Chicago Science Festival; and more.

Carl Sagan observed:

“We live in a society exquisitely dependent upon science and technology in which hardly anyone understands anything about science and technology.” Photo Wallpaper Mural Non-woven 0293683D13 Zebra

ISC is certainly working to change that.
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A blog about the science of everyday life...and some from out of this world.Photo Wallpaper Mural Non-woven 10067_VEN New York perpective pinktte view New Y View More

The Illinois Science Council invites you to join us at our 5th annual Chicago Science Fest!  We have a supercharged week of science lined up just for you, including our signature event: Photo Wallpaper Mural Non-woven 10103_VE Mosaic Abstraction Abstract Art Geometthe Chicago Science Expo on Saturday, May 18th. Photo Wallpaper Mural Non-woven 10124_VEA Delicate Magnolia Nature Flower Flower Check out our schedule of amazing events below, and click here to read more about each specific event. Photo Wallpaper Mural 11279_P Flowers Abstraction Art Design Modern Mosaic Leaf

As a high school student, I had a love of technical subjects, such as physics, math and computer programming. I also spent a great deal of time in art classes.Photo Wallpaper Mural Non-woven 10156_VEN Bear Rainbow bears Multicolour Colourf I was blessed with a generous and dedicated art teacher (thank you, Leona Mackey).

Those interests overlapped for me in photography, which I dove into deeply. While shooting, I immersed myself in my senses.Photo Wallpaper Mural Non-woven 10220_VEA Bridge on a Turquoise Pond nature land When composing, I leveraged intuition and critical thinking. And in the darkroom, I practiced my analytical thinking skills as I developed and printed my photographs.Photo Wallpaper Mural Non-woven 10372_VEN golden and Red Mandala mandala india h Continue reading “Navigating the Space between Art and Science”

Ironically, despite the horrors of war, armed conflict has a way of advancing medicinePhoto Wallpaper Mural Non-woven 10631_VEN Mountains Covered with Snow nature lan. Gruesome injuries sustained on the battlefield provide opportunities for surgeons to experiment and test new approaches for treatment. Photo Wallpaper Mural Non-woven 10727_VEA Skulls and Triangles abstract geometryDuring World War II for example, blood poisoning, bronchitis, and other infectious diseases contracted by soldiers created a demand for broad spectrum antibiotics, which encouraged British scientists to find new ways to produce penicillin on a mass scale.

Sometimes, weapons of war themselves have applications other than mass destruction.Photo Wallpaper Mural Non-woven 10800_VEN Mosaic Mosaic Art Tile Design Abstract Consider hydrazine (N2H4), a chemical compound that received renewed recognition by the military-industrial complex in 1937 Germany. Photo Wallpaper Mural 11381_P Dog Dog animal nature house Friend Flowers