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Café Scientifique is a place where anyone can come to explore the latest ideas in science and technology.

Come along and listen to our expert speak about a hot science topic in a relaxed setting. Previous Cafés have discussed topics such as 3D printing; the nutrient cycle; food safety, sustainability and supply; cells, life and billion year-old bacteria.

Café Scientifique is held on the following dates at the Tauranga Yacht and Power Boat Club, 90 Keith Allen Drive, Sulphur Point, Tauranga. There is a $5 entry charge with tea, coffee and light refreshments available from 6.30pm. Presentations begin at 7.00pm.

15th Sep 2014 6:30pm: Cafe Scientifique: A ‘brainy’ Tauranga night: electrical behaviour of the brain

The brain is a complicated part of the body that co-ordinates many of our functions and allows us to think. Different patterns of electrical activity can be seen when someone…

20th Oct 2014 6:30pm: Cafe Scientifique October 2014

Topic: TBA Café Scientifique is a place where anyone can come to explore the latest ideas in science and technology. Come along and listen to our expert speak about a…

24th Nov 2014 6:30pm: Cafe Scientifique: In search of new planets

Presented by Dr Grant Christie, astronomer at Stardome Observatory and Planetarium in Auckland. Dr Grant Christie is involved in MicroFUN (Microlensing Follow-up Network), an international planet searching project run by…

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