Science Café presents graduate student Catherine Early on “Dinosaurs, Dodos and Ducks: A Bird’s-Eye View of Brain Evolution” on Wednesday, Nov. 9, at 5 p.m. in the Baker Center Front Room. Early is a graduate student in the Ohio University Biological Sciences Department who conducts research in the laboratory of […]Read more ›
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Science Café presents Dr. Gurgen Hayrapetyan, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, on “Math, Zombies and the Language of the Universe,” on Wednesday, Nov. 16, at 5 p.m. in the Baker Center Front Room. Galileo famously said that the universe is written in mathematical language. In his Science Café presentation, Hayrapetyan will […]Read more ›
Science Café presents popcorn and a movie—”Popped Secret: the Mysterious Origin of Corn”—on Wednesday, Nov. 2, at 5 p.m. in the Baker Center Front Room. It’s enjoyed in theaters, ball parks and at parties; it’s everyone’s 9,000-year-old snack. Popcorn was first made from teosinte, a wild grass and corn’s oldest […]Read more ›
Science Café presents Dr. Guy Riefler and John Sabraw on Wednesday, Oct. 5, at 5 p.m. in the Baker Center Front Room. They will discuss “Acid Mine Drainage: From Environmental Disaster to Art.” Watch live or later on A&S TV. Can sludge be beautiful? Riefler, Associate Professor of Civil Engineering, […]Read more ›
Science Café presents Dr. Claudia González-Vallejo on “Why’d I Do That? Exploring Decision-Making Processes” on Wednesday, Oct. 19, at 5 p.m. in the Baker Center Front Room. González-Vallejo, Associate Professor of Psychology at Ohio University, will discuss her work on judgment and decision-making. She will explore questions such as how […]Read more ›
Science Café features Dr. Sarah Hormozi on “The Physics of Cornstarch” on Wednesday, Sept. 21, at 5 p.m. in the Baker Center Front Room. Watch live or later on A&S TV. What if a common household product could let one walk on water, or it was potentially the future of […]Read more ›
The 2016-17 lineup for Ohio University’s Science Café kicks off Sept. 7 with Dr. Daniel Phillps from physics and includes speakers from engineering, psychology, biology, math and more. Events are held on Wednesdays at 5 p.m. in the Front Room at Baker University Center. They are free and open to students, faculty […]Read more ›