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    Meet a Scientist: The Science and Engineering of NASCAR

    Event summary


    2/22, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM CST
    Part of the series: Meet a Scientist


    Included with admission


    About this event

    Stop in for a special session with NASCAR Engineer Jeremy Casperson, Design and Development Team

    Join NASCAR Engineer Jeremy Casperson to discuss NASCAR engineering and the aerodynamics of auto racing. Visitors will get an up-close view of a NASCAR tire and racetrack asphalt while learning more about how the two surfaces interact during a race.

    Scientists, researchers, and collections managers are behind the scenes every day, uncovering new information and taking care of our collection.

    During Meet a Scientist, you can find them in the Grainger Science Hub. They'll discuss their work and share real items from the museum’s collection of nearly 40 million objects. From collections care to field work, and dinosaurs to ecology, there’s a world of science to explore.

    Visit the Science Hub on select weekdays for an up-close look at what our researchers do every day.