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FILE - Science Unwrapped, an outreach program of Utah State University’s College of Science, will launch its new “The Science of Art” series on Friday, Jan. 26, in the Eccles Science Learning Center auditorium.

LOGAN — Science Unwrapped, an outreach program of Utah State University’s College of Science, will launch its new “The Science of Art” series on Friday, Jan. 26, in the Eccles Science Learning Center auditorium.

The series is being held in conjunction with the university’s “Year of the Arts” celebration and features an eclectic selection of speakers that focus on the intersections of art and science.

The upcoming presenters include:

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• “Nabokov’s Butterflies,” presented by biologists Zach Gompert and Lauren Lucas, faculty members in USU’s Department of Biology and the USU Ecology Center, Friday, Jan. 26.

• “The Evolution of Technology,” presented by ceramicist John Neely, professor in USU’s Department of Art + Design, Friday, Feb. 23.

• “Visualizing Molecular Processes,” presented by biochemist and molecular animator Janet Iwasa, research assistant professor in the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Utah, Friday, April 20.

The free, family-friendly presentations begin at 7 p.m. with a brief lecture, followed by hands-on learning activities and refreshments.