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Join our fun and friendly conversation, and quench your thirst for knowledge about science and nature. Whether you are a science genius or not-so-science-savvy, you are invited to participate in stimulating discussions and partake in some lively libations.

We meet at Dargan's Irish Pub & Restaurant in Santa Barbara. Science Pub is open to all and admission is free. No reservations, so please arrive early ~5:30PM for a seat and to order food and drink. Dargan's is located at 18 E. Ortega Street. Some street parking is available, and Lot#10 is conveniently located adjacent to Dargan's (first 75 minutes free).

Questions: Call 805-682-4711 ext. 162 or


2016 Science Pubs Occur on the Second Monday of Every Month


Under the Ice- Science Pub Beer
The Tight-Knit Lives of Colonial Animals
with Carl Simpson, Smithsonian Institution
Department of Paleobiology
Monday, August 8
6:30-8:00 PM

Corals feature millions of identical animals that all live together; siphonophores contain animals within a single colony that are physically distinct, yet genetically identical. Find out why colonial animals have always been important in the oceans and how they can offer critical insights into evolution.  








Special thanks to Chris Coulter and HiFi Club for supporting Science Pub.










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