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Shots of Knowledge: The Science of Whiskey

Thursday November 15, 2018
5:30 pm

 Presenter:  Eric Simantek,¬†Director
Texas Christian University,
Idea Factory. 
 Series:  Sigma Xi Public Talk
 Abstract:  Whiskey is interesting. It can serve as a lens through which science, engineering and history can be examined. Whiskey's creation relies on input from multiple disciplines; from agriculture and forestry to chemical engineering and biochemistry. Whether the discussion centers on bourbon or Scotch, a single malt or Canadian blend, the influences of the great ideas and great thinkers of science and engineering shine through. Join Dr. Eric Simanek of Texas Christian University with a discussion of one of the worl's treasured spirits and with vignettes on how it has shaped history.
 Host:  Harjit Ahluwalia
 Location:  Room C, UNM Conference Center

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