The Christmas Lecture On

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Christmas Cheery

Dr. Bassam Z. Shakhashiri, Professor of Chemistry at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is renowned nationwide for his chemical demonstration programs, and in particular for his annual presentation,
Once Upon a Christmas Cheery,
In the Lab of Shakhashiri

For 40 years, this science-oriented entertainment has played to packed houses at such varied locations as the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the National Academy of Sciences and the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum in Washington and Boston's Museum of Science, as well as being televised by stations across the country.


to everyone who attended the 2009 Christmas Lectures!

Check back in January 2010 for information on how to purchase
a DVD copy of the 40th anniversary lecture.


Wisconsin Public Television recorded the program for telecasts on PBS
and other cable stations.
Please check your local listings for telecast times.

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