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Science on the Edge Lectures

Cutting-edge science in an informal setting.

  • Museum & Science Center | Bausch Auditorium



The RMSC Richard C. Shultz Science on the Edge lectures in Bausch Auditorium have provided insight and understanding about current research on a broad array of topics for a general audience for more than 30 years. Science on the Edge sparks intelligent conversations throughout the community. Designed to engage those interested in broadening their scientific understanding, lectures promote the continuation of education and sharing of ideas.

Science on the Edge lectures are supported in part by the Richard C. Shultz Endowment Fund. 

upcoming lectures

About The Event

  • Museum & Science Center | Bausch Auditorium

  • Seasonal Dates

  • 7–8pm


    Doors open at 6 for refreshments, RMSC exhibits, and any pre-lecture activities that may occur.


  • Adults: $15.00

  • RMSC Member Adults: $11.00

  • Students through grade 12 or college students with valid college ID: $11.00

  • RMSC Employees, Docents/Volunteers, Rochester Engineering Society: $3.00*

Ticket includes admission to the RMSC.

*Employees/docents/volunteers/The Rochester Engineering Society can register in person on the day-of OR in advance by calling 585.417.5911 to receive their discount.