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Join us!  •  Friday, September 21, 2018  •  7 PM  •  Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill

Advance registration and museum admission required.
Arrive early to view the exhibitions or attend a talk by a Parrish curator at 6 p.m.
Specialty menu and bar items available for cash purchase.

About PubSci at the Parrish

Brookhaven National Laboratory and the Parrish Art Museum have teamed up to present PubSci at the Parrish, a science and art conversation series that takes place in a pub-style setting. Panelists will engage the audience in an open discussion on intersections of science and art that shape our world.

In this first program, scientists and museum staff will discuss how ultra-bright x-rays at Brookhaven Lab’s National Synchrotron Light Source II (NSLS-II) uncovered the cause of degradation in a 15th-century oil painting. The panelists will describe their ongoing collaboration to better understand artwork degradation and preserve cultural relics.

Your chance to chat with...

photo of Silvia Centeno

Silvia Centeno

Research Scientist, Department of Scientific Research, Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met)

photo of Karen Chen-Wiegart

Karen Chen-Wiegart

Assistant Professor, Materials Science and Chemical Engineering, Stony Brook University; Beamline Scientist, NSLS-II

photo of Terrie Sultan

Terrie Sultan

Director, Parrish Art Museum

photo of Juergen Thieme

Juergen Thieme

Science Coordinator, Imaging and Microscopy Program, NSLS-II; Adjunct Professor, Geosciences, Stony Brook University


About PubSci

PubSci lets you chat with expert scientists over a drink. See the casual side of cutting-edge research and scientific discovery happening every day at Brookhaven National Lab. This series hops around Long Island covering different topics from the Big Bang to tomorrow’s technologies.

What does a PubSci event look like?

Oh, just like your average pub—with a few world-class scientists sprinkled in.

  • "Nuclear Medicine" PubSci, March 2018

  • "Nuclear Medicine" PubSci, March 2018

  • "Dark Universe" PubSci, October 2015

  • "Dark Universe" PubSci, October 2015

  • "Dark Universe" PubSci, October 2015

  • "Chemistry" PubSci, November 2016

  • "Chemistry" PubSci, November 2016

  • "Chemistry" PubSci, November 2016

  • "Climate" PubSci, February 2015

  • "Climate" PubSci, February 2015

  • "Illumination" PubSci, September 2014

  • "Illumination" PubSci, September 2014

  • "Nanotechnology" PubSci, May 2014

  • "Nanotechnology" PubSci, May 2014

  • "Big Bang Physics" PubSci, March 2014

Past topics

  • Nuclear Medicine for Personalized Cancer Treatment
  • The Cutting Edge of Chemistry and the Reactions Powering the World
  • The Dark Universe: Exploring the Mysterious Invisible Forces Rippling through the Cosmos
  • Climate: From the Earth to the Sky, Tracking Data of Our Changing Planet
  • Illumination: Exposing the Secret Structures of the Atomic World
  • Nanotechnology: Exploring New Materials One Billionth of a Meter at a Time
  • Big Bang Physics and the Building Blocks of Matter