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Kickstarter Press Release
January 7, 2019 Articles Press

Kickstarter Press Release

CAN SCIENTISTS LEARN STAND-UP COMEDY? A growing nonprofit wants to find out. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE [DENVER, COLORADO] Every few months, audiences crowd into sold-out venues for an evening of brainy...

Hear us on NPR: Here and Now
November 29, 2018 Articles Press

Hear us on NPR: Here and Now

We’ve just learned that a radio segment by KUNC reporter Stacy Nick was picked up by NPR’s Here & Now! You can listen here or at WBUR’s Here & Now...

KUNC Features Science Riot-Denver!
October 31, 2018 Denver Press

KUNC Features Science Riot-Denver!

Stacy Nick of KUNC profiled our Denver program for a feature! We're thrilled to be spreading the science funny!

Funny Happenings in Colorado Springs!
October 19, 2018 Colorado Springs Press

Funny Happenings in Colorado Springs!

Fox21 covered our upcoming show in Colorado Springs! Way to represent, Dave and Sonya!

We’re Launching a Kickstarter!
August 7, 2018 Birmingham Chicago Cities Cleveland Colorado Springs Denver Events Little Rock Nashville Pittsburgh Press

We’re Launching a Kickstarter!

Science Riot is launching a Kickstarter campaign! We need your help and support to expand our singular science-comedy program into 11 cities nationwide in 2019. Please follow this link, check...

Articles

Who is allowed to call themselves a scientist?
Editorial

Who is allowed to call themselves a scientist?

Can you name a scientist who is alive today? Because 81% of the American public can’t name one. This is discouraging news for anyone who cares about science literacy, but it isn’t particularly helpful unless we allow ourselves to consider that maybe the public isn’t the problem. “We must have very different definitions for the word scientist.”…

How To Start a Science Riot
Editorial

How To Start a Science Riot

In 2015, I met with a group of naïve scientists in a Colorado pub. The three of us – a pilot, a microbiologist, and a paleontologist – agreed that “Science Riot” was a catchy non-sequitur. The idea of introverted scientists taking the street in their lab-coats was undeniably hilarious. We never thought it would actually…

Workshops for Scientists

You're an expert. You know things. We provide science communication workshops so that you can tell the world about your science and help restore respect for expertise. 

Programs For Institutions

Our events draw diverse audiences that lectures and science cafe's don't, and we have the statistics to prove it. Learn how you can host a program that develops science communicators and reaches outside the science bubble.