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Mark E. Siddall / Bioluminescence: A Survival Tactic

February 16 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for cocktail hour, dinner, science quiz (with prizes!), and presentation by scientist Mark Siddall.

Marine bioluminescence has fascinated researchers since Pliny used jellyfish slime on his walking stick as a make-shift torch two-thousand years ago. You may have wondered about minute sparks and brief glints of light which are seen seasonally in Long Island Sound. Missionaries proclaimed the sun “impregnated and filled the sea during the day with an infinity of fiery and luminous spirits.”

Learn more here!


February 16
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


The Italian Center
1620 Newfield Avenue, Stamford, CT 06905 United States