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Cambridge Science Festival taking place April 30-May 8

The annual Cambridge Science Festival (CSF), the first of its kind in the United States, is a celebration showcasing Cambridge as an internationally recognized leader in science, technology, engineering and math. A multifaceted, multicultural event taking place every spring, the CSF makes science accessible, interactive and fun!

The CSF will kick off on April 30 with the MIT Open House, the first open house at the Institute in more than 30 years. Hundreds of additional events, almost all of them free, will take place over the course of the nine-day festival. To see a full list of events, visit the CSF website.

CSF events take place daily and most evenings at the MIT Museum, including a special event and reception on Saturday at 7 p.m., just added to the roster. Distinguished MIT novelist and physicist Alan Lightman will read from his new novel, Mr.g. Also speakers in Cairo from the Jan. 25 Revolution Youth Union are being confirmed for an 8:30 a.m. (May 4) live link talk about the use of the Internet in political conflict in the Middle East as part of the Museum's popular Soap Box series.

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