AFTER DARK: Radioactive, Shawn Thwaites Rebel Quartet, DrinkLab @ Exploratorium, San Francisco [25 January]

AFTER DARK: Radioactive, Shawn Thwaites Rebel Quartet, DrinkLab

18:00 - 22:00

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Pier 15 Embarcadero at Green St, San Francisco, California 94111
Learn what goes on inside the nucleus of an atom and why it spits out radiation in Full-Spectrum Science. Groove to the inventive world sounds of Shawn Thwaites Rebel Quartet. Visit DrinkLab for a scientifically shaken cocktail demo. Experience all this and more at AFTER DARK.

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--> Full-Spectrum Science with Ron Hipschman: Radioactivity
8:00 p.m.
Kanbar Forum

Join Exploratorium scientist Ron Hipschman for colorful explorations of the physical world.

What's going on inside the nucleus of an atom? Why does it spit out radiation? Did you know that you are exposed to radioactivity every day? Learn the facts about this somewhat controversial topic.

--> Live Music After Dark: Shawn Thwaites Rebel Quartet
7:30 and 9:00 p.m.
Bernard and Barbro Osher West Gallery

Bringing together elements of jazz, rhythm and blues, hip hop, afro-beat, and calypso, the steel-pan-driven Shawn Thwaites Rebel Quartet (STRQ) pushes the limits of innovation, while remaining loyal to authentic world sounds.

--> Drink Lab: Nitro Muddling
7:00, 8:00, and 9:00 p.m.
Bechtel Central Gallery

What is enzymatic browning, and how does it relate to muddled herbs tasting swampy in your cocktail? Learn how to avoid the oxidation of fresh Thai basil leaves by using liquid nitrogen, safety precautions, and a muddler.

Tonight’s cocktail, the Thai Sci, made with Thai basil, kaffir lime vodka, lime, and simple syrup, will be available for purchase.

The Exploratorium’s Drink Lab explores the science and technology behind unique cocktail recipes, offering both live demonstrations and custom libations for purchase.

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