But even if physics and the other hard sciences aren’t your thing, there’s enough room in our big, wide universe to enjoy and learn about what’s out there, as the Champaign-Urbana Astronomical Society shows us all.
Ever wanted to look through a 119-year old telescope? Check out the wonders of the galaxy with Daina as she attends an open house at the historic U of I Observatory.
Every Wednesday and Friday, children have the opportunity to view the Orpheum's museum creatures up close and personal. Check out Alisa's encounter.
Because what cat doesn't need a robot?
Chris reviews the first lecture in a new Saturday Engineering for Everyone series.
Jonah discusses the Saints Row franchise, as well as the current state of C-U's video game developer Volition with head studio designer Jason Scott.
The science of what makes holiday meals taste so good.
Rhiannon discusses the scientific plausibility of Ender's Game.
Using scientific techniques, we can begin to understand where fairy tales come from, and what they might say about us (especially during the holiday season).
Mark talks with Max Redmond, CEO of a local company that leases ozone laundering systems.
The pools are closed and the leaves are falling, so shift your focus from exploring outside to tasting the fruits of other peoples labor.
Champaign-Urbana has one of the most diverse, intelligent, and interesting communities in the state. Our Culture section highlights those people, places, and events that make us proud to live here.