March 15, 2023

IN-PERSON @ THE BELL HOUSE, Secret Science Club presents Squid-ologist Diana Li on Tuesday, March 21 @ 8PM, FREE!

Secret Science Club presents Everyone’s Favorite Squid-ologist, Diana Li!

IN-PERSON @ THE BELL HOUSE on Tuesday, March 21, 8PM (Doors open at 7:30PM), Free!

At the next Secret Science Club, squid-ologist Diana Li explores undersea life and shares her amazing discoveries about these transfixing, tentacled creatures.

Get ready to dive deep! More than just calamari—squids are some of the most extreme creatures on the planet. Dr. Li asks:

-- How are swimming squid literally like rockets?

-- Of all the over 300 species of squids—from the alien-like Big Fin Squid to the see-through Glass Squid—which species deserves to be crowned Most Wondrous?

-- What’s it like getting up close and personal with squid in the lab and in the ocean? And what’s it like to get inked?

Before & After
--Try our propulsive cocktail of the evening, the “Night Swimmer”
--Groove to wet & wild tunes
--Stick around for the scintillating and salty Q&A

DIANA LI is a scientist & educator at Columbia University. She earned her Ph.D. at Stanford University’s Hopkins Marine Station where she studied the neurophysiology and biomechanics of swimming squid. She is currently Associate Director of Education & Training Initiatives at Columbia's Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain and Behavior Institute and is dedicated to programs that inform the public about science: Dr. Li has appeared on “Science Friday,” the “Facts Machine” podcast, and “Story Collider.

This undersea edition of the Secret Science Club meets Tuesday, March 21, 8PM @ the Bell House, 149 7th St. (between 2nd and 3rd avenues) in Gowanus, Brooklyn. Subway: F or G to 4th Ave, R to 9th St.

Doors to the performance space open at 7:30PM.

Please bring ID: 21+. No cover. Just bring your smart self!

*This event will be mixed seated/standing. Arrive early for best seat selection.*

What’s next at Secret Science Club Online?
On Sunday, April 2, join us on Zoom for a brunch-time program on misinformation with psychologist Sander van der Linden (author of Foolproof) and medical doctor Seema Yasmin (author of What the Fact?!). Stay tuned for details!

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This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

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