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Big Brain Club, Avs, and DU Team Up to Raise $7k!

The Big Brain Club is very proud to announce that our recent Get Your Nerd On Day with the Colorado Avalanche was a huge success, raising more than $7,000 for our school partner programs! The event drew more than 700 students and parents to the Pepsi Center on March 8. Prior to the Avs’ matinee grudge match with the St. Louis Blues, the University of Denver’s Physics Department provided interactive science experiments, and the Avs’ own “ice guru” Tony Kreusch talked with Big Brain Clubbers about the physics of ice... Read More

Get Your Nerd On with Buzz Aldrin!

Saturday, May 24 — Get Your Nerd On with Buzz Aldrin at Barnes & Noble! American astronaut and living legend Buzz Aldrin is a vital advocate for the continuing quest to push the boundaries of the universe as we know it. A pioneering astronaut who first set foot on the moon as a member of Apollo 11, Aldrin is also an aerospace engineer who designed an orbital rendezvous technique critical to future planetary missions. Aldrin has a vision, and in his new book Mission to Mars he plots a path... Read More

Buzz Aldrin Event Postponed

UPDATE – NOV 15: We are sad to announce that Get Your Nerd On Day at Barnes & Noble on Saturday, November 16, has been postponed. Our special guest, Buzz Aldrin, is ill and will not be traveling to Denver this weekend. We will do our best to reschedule this event within the next month or two, but in the meantime, please keep Buzz in your thoughts. If you have any questions, please contact us here. Thanks, as always, for your support of The Big Brain Club. * * *... Read More