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13 Feb

A Scientist Walks into a Bar: The Love Bug - Beetle Sex and Valentine's - The Hideout

1354 W. Wabansia Ave Chicago,IL
02/13/2018 6:30 PM - 02/13/2018 8:30 PM


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A Scientist Walks into a Bar

Want to know why the dinosaurs really went extinct, or why lichens live forever? Join The Field Museum at The Hideout for drinks and discussions about all manners of natural history with scientists who study everything from ancient meteorites to urban farming practices in Chicago. Every second Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm. Tickets are $5.

The Love Bug - Beetle Sex and Valentine's

To tell one species of water beetle from another, you need to get up close and personal-- you've got to look at their junk. Just in time for Valentine's Day, The Field Museum's collections manager of insects, Crystal Maier, will be on hand to talk about combing for water beetles, caring for one of the world's largest collections of insects, and, of course, the ins and outs of bug sex.