butterfly http://wamc.org en Butterflies At miSci http://wamc.org/post/butterflies-misci <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.misci.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;">miSci</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is Schenectady NY’s Museum of Innovation and Science. You can escape winter’s seemingly never-ending chill and discover hundreds of brilliantly colored native butterflies at </span>miSci’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> new indoor </span><a href="http://www.misci.org/events/exhibits.php" style="line-height: 1.5;">butterfly house</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> which is open through April </span>19th<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p>Dr. Mac Sudduth is miSci’s Executive Director and he joins us to talk about the Butterfly House and other goings-on at miSci.</p><p>We are also joined by Dr. Radislav Potyrailo a Principal Scientist in Chemistry &amp; Chemical Engineering for <a href="http://ge.geglobalresearch.com/">GE Global Research</a>. Tonight, he will be giving a lecture at miSci entitled <a href="http://www.misci.org/events/calendar.php?cmd=email&amp;eventID=399&amp;month=3&amp;year=2014"><em>Learning from Nature: Advancing Technologies from Biomimicry to Biomimetics and to Bioinspiration</em></a>. He’s going to tell us a bit about sensors that were inspired by the iridescent scales of the Morpho butterfly wings.</p><p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 15:12:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 85572 at http://wamc.org Butterflies At miSci Butterflies at miSci and Albany Pine Bush http://wamc.org/post/butterflies-misci-and-albany-pine-bush <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.misci.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;">miSci</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;in Schenectady, New York has a new exhibit entitled, Butterflies – it’s an indoor butterfly house and will be open through April 7.</span></p><p><a href="http://www.albanypinebush.org/discovery-center">Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center</a> is releasing a new children’s book entitled <em>Mister Karner Blue Book</em> – about the Karner Blue Butterfly – they will have a release party for the book<a href="https://www.albanypinebush.org/events/detail.cfm?id=1154"> tomorrow</a>. The book is illustrated by the students of Farnsworth Middle School and written by Natasha Permaul.</p><p>Here to tell us more about the butterfly saturation of the region are Mac Sudduth, Ph.D., miSci Executive Director, Jeffrey Folmer, Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center Director, and Neil Gifford, Conservation Director for the Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission.</p><p> Fri, 08 Mar 2013 19:38:12 +0000 Joe Donahue 59414 at http://wamc.org Butterflies at miSci and Albany Pine Bush