New Mexico PBS Science Cafe explores "Solar Glitter" with speaker Jose L. Cruz-Campa from Sandia National Laboratories on Saturday, Oct. 27 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Sandia National Laboratories is leading the way in micro-solar innovations that could revolutionize solar energy. Cruz-Campa will lead a discussion focused on the development of tiny, glitter-sized photovoltaic cells that could change solar energy for future generations.

The talk will be held at the University of New Mexico Centennial Engineering Center auditorium, room 1041, located on the west end of UNM's Main Campus. Science Cafe is designed for the entire family. Parents and grandparents are strongly encouraged to bring their budding engineers and scientists along.

Admission is free but a reservation is required. Seats are limited and available on a first come, first served basis. RSVP to Rose Poston, Community Outreach Coordinator, New Mexico PBS Education & Outreach Department, at (505) 277-2396 or

Science Cafe is presented with support from UNM Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development, Intel and Sandia National Labs/Lockheed Martin.

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