Space Place family workshops are offered during the school year on Saturdays at 10 a.m. for
children ages 6-10 and their families. The workshops are free and open to the public. No registration is required.
November 23 - "Thanksgiving in Space" What do astronauts aboard the Space Station have for Thanksgiving? Join us to sample an Thanksgiving in space meal.
November 30 - "No Workshop"
December 7 - "DNA Extration" Special guest presentation and activity by students in the UW-Madsion Genetics Dept.
Space Place guest presentations are always free and open to the
public, and are offered the 2nd Tuesday of every month.
Tuesday, December 10 • 7:00-8:00 pm
"The Power of Astrophysical Turbulence"
Dr. Siyao Xu, UW-Madison Dept. of Astronomy
Turbulence is at work in the universe from planets to the large scale structure of the universe. It amplifies intergalactic magnetic fields, accelerates the magnetic reconnection that releases the magnetic energy in high-energy astrophysical systems, and generates the density structures of star formation. This talk will introduce astrophysical turbulence and its power in connecting diverse astrophysical phenomena.
Playtime Productions at Space Place Tuesday, December 3 • 6:30 pm
Playtime Production, a community theater by and for children, will present "Ali Baba and a Few Thieves". The show is free but donations are accepted. The event is co-sponsored with the Goodman South Madison Library.