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LECTURE | Science on the Edge 

Caroline Kilmer, of the Stormwater Coalition of Monroe County will deliver a lecture, "Green Infrastructure: Solutions to Stormwater Pollution," at the Rochester Museum and Science Center on Thursday, October 15, and educate on local water quality and efforts to improve it. The lecture is part of the "Science on the Edge" series, which provides information for current topics being researched in the science community. The series has been going on for 30 years, and topics have included a wide variety of science discoveries and issues.

The series began on October 1 with "Discovery of the God Particle: A Brief History" presented by Carl Hagan of the University of Rochester. The next lecture will feature Molly Jaynes, of the University of Rochester Medical Center, discussing, "Playing an instrument changes your brain." In November, Peter Jemison and Michael Galban, both of the Ganondagan State Historic Site, will present "Completion of a Dream: The Seneca Art & Culture Center."

All lectures begin at 6:30 p.m. and continue each Thursday evening through December 17. Tickets are $15 for general public, and $13 for RMSC members. The student rate is $8, or $7 for a student member. Students must bring a valid ID. Tickets can be purchased at the door; online registration is also available. The RMSC is located at 657 East Avenue. For a full schedule of lectures and to register, visit


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