Tonight Science Cabaret pairs Science with Science Fiction to celebrate Yuri’s Night at Colivare in Ithaca, 7pm, free.
On April 12, 1961 cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first human to go into space. Today is the 55th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin’s pioneering flight. Since 2001, Yuri’s Night has been celebrated annually by tens of thousands of people in over 75 countries on all seven continents, virtual worlds such as Second Life, and the International Space Station.
Ithaca Event: Coltivare | 235 S Cayuga St | FREE
Lisa Kaltenegger, Astrophysicist and Director of Carl Sagan Institute – Thousands of New Worlds
John G. Hertzler, Actor, Star Trek: Deep Space 9 – The habitable earth-like planets in a fictional universe
Tim Youngs, New York Designer-Illustrator-Creative – will Live illustrating this program