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What Do Kale, Origami, and Phil Mickelson Have in Common?

Thursday, May 9, 2019 @ 7:00 PM-8:30 PM

Free

St. Louis County Library – Indian Trails Branch
8400 Delport Drive, Overland, MO 63114 United States
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FREE and OPEN to ALL. Junior Academy members, middle and high school students welcome and encouraged to attend. Space is limited. Registration required. Register below!

Featured Speaker: Carl J. Bassi, Ph.D., Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor,
Director of Research, College of Optometry, University of Missouri – St. Louis

Carl Bassi, Ph.D., Professor and Director of Research at the UMSL College of Optometry talks about ongoing projects from his lab including work with macular pigment (a protective blue filter in the eye), the foldscope (an origami folded microscope), and “Triple Track Technology” found on the new Callaway golf balls. The “eyes” have it in this fascinating talk on innovation in vision research you won’t want to miss!

Photo Credit: August Jennewein

What Do Kale, Origami, and Phil Mickelson Have in Common? is a Science in St. Louis Series partnership of the The Academy of Science – St. Louis and St. Louis County Libraries.

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Date:
Thursday, May 9, 2019
Time:
7:00 PM-8:30 PM
Cost:
Free
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Venue

St. Louis County Library – Indian Trails Branch
8400 Delport Drive
Overland, MO 63114 United States
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