Learn About Volcanoes With Explosions On The UA Mall At The Tucson Festival of Books
One of Tucson’s classic attractions, the annual Festival of the Books, is known for working closely with UA departments to form community outreach opportunities. Science City is one of these outreach opportunities. In fact, it is the largest science event held in the state.
Science City's Hip New Neighborhood
These days nerds are hip; artists hipper. Combine the two, as the University of Arizona College of Science is doing for this year's Tucson Festival of Books, and you create a hipster paradise -- the Science in Art neighborhood of the festival's Science City.
Science City: State's Largest's STEM Event
Hosted by the UA's BIO5 Institute, the College of Science, and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, it gives visitors to the Tucson Festival of Books the opportunity to learn about research and experience innovation.
UA’s BIO5 Institute and College of Science To Co-Host Largest STEM Event In Arizona
Science City a two-day celebration of science, technology, imagination, and literacy, and a destination within the Tucson Festival of Books held on the UA campus March 12-13.
Festival To Feature Science, Society, New Works
The annual Tucson Festival of Books will present authors and events around the culinary arts, children's and teen literature, science, health and medicine, crime, sports, travel, science fiction, self-help, the arts and other genres.
Shakespeare, Poe, National Parks At The Tucson Festival of Books
Shakespeare, Poe and national parks will be among the highlights of the eighth Tucson Festival of Books set for Saturday and Sunday, March 12 and 13, at the University of Arizona.
Book Festival Serves A Super-Sized Slice of Pi
Science City at the Tucson Festival of Books will celebrate a milestone: Super Pi Day. π — also known as pi — is a numerical constant, which simply means it is a number that never changes. Its value is defined, and has been since Egyptians and Babylonians first estimated it back around 1900-1600 BC. Since then, its decimal approximation length has reached 3 trillion units.
Blog Post: Tucson Festival of Books 2014
Tucson, the 33rd largest city in the United States hosts the 4th largest book festival in the country. Every year the festival draws more and more people–well over a hundred thousand. That might make you rethink some of the negative stereotypes about Arizona!
Why Pi? It's A History Lesson All Its Own
Last weekend marked a celebration of Super Pi Day, the single date per century that most closely resembles the legendary mathematical constant. From the wheels that get you from Point A to Point B, to the GPS system that helps you find your way, there is a single number that makes these and countless other innovations possible. Over 100,000 people packed the UA mall and surrounding areas this weekend.
Pi, Volcanoes and DNA At Science City
The normally patchy field of grass on the east side of the UA Mall will soon be the stomping grounds of animals, insects and robots. All of Tucson will have a chance to be a scientist for the weekend at the Tucson Festival of Books’ Science City event.