Whether you’ve been wanting to learn how to procure a jumbo jet or hunt a rare plant species, this is the Nerd Nite for you! Be there and be square. (Well, as square as you can be on 4/20.)
Nerd Nite Seattle
Monday, April 20
7:30 (Doors open at 6:30)
Here’s your $350M jumbo jet – engines not included | Liang Sim
Botanical explorers have long embarked on global treks in search of scientific breakthroughs and profitable plants. Were their discoveries worth facing occupational hazards like shipwrecks, murder, snake bites, and syphilis? Celebrate 4/20, the day of herbaceous indulgence, by learning why these badass botanists risked their lives to collect specimens under such precarious conditions.
Marielle Saums works in water quality testing but spent college toiling away in botanical libraries and herbariums. Her first experimental endeavor was an attempt to cross-breed azaleas when she was eleven years old.