The Indiana State Museum will host Star Wars®: Where Science Meets Imagination, a national traveling exhibition, May 25 through Sept. 2, 2013. This will be the largest exhibition on view in Indiana State Museum history and will feature costumes and props from all six Star Wars films, but focus primarily on the real science behind the fantasy technologies depicted in the films. As a backdrop to the exhibition, the museum will feature Science Nights, a three-part lecture series presented by Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.
The series includes:
LASERS: What Are They? Past, Present & Future!
Presented by Dr. Charles Joenathan, Rose-Hulman
June 6, 2013; 7 – 8 p.m.
Fact or Fiction: The Droids from Star Wars
Presented by Dr. David Fisher, Rose-Hulman
July 11, 2013; 7 – 8 p.m.
Where is My Rocket Car?
Presented by Dr. Zac Chambers, Rose-Hulman
Aug. 29, 2013; 7 – 8 p.m.
The cost per lecture is $10 for museum members and $15 for non-members. For tickets, call the museum at 317.232.1637.
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