Post Tagged with: "Science Cafe"

Science Café | Quest for Supermassive Black Holes, Jan. 18

Dr. Joseph Shields

Science Café presents Dr. Joseph Shields, Professor of Physics and Astronomy, discussing “The Quest for Supermassive Black Holes” on Wednesday, Jan. 18, at 5 p.m. in the Baker Center Front Room. Black holes can be millions of times more massive than the sun, but their density and relative distance from […]

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January 2, 2017 at 7:45 pmEvents

Science Café | Dinosaurs, Dodos and Ducks: A Bird’s-Eye View of Brain Evolution, Nov. 9

Catherine Early will showcase fossil replicas, 3D models of bird brains and bone and feather specimens.

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 […]

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November 1, 2016 at 10:00 pmEvents

Science Café | Math, Zombies and the Language of the Universe, Nov. 16

Dr. Gurgen Hayrapetyan

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 […]

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November 1, 2016 at 8:15 pmEvents

Science Café | Popped Secret: the Mysterious Origin of Corn, Nov. 2

Science Café | Popped Secret: the Mysterious Origin of Corn, Nov. 2

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 […]

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November 1, 2016 at 4:00 pmEvents

Science Café | Acid Mine Drainage: From Environmental Disaster to Art, Oct. 5

Guy Riefler and John Sabraw

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, […]

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October 1, 2016 at 11:00 pmEvents

Science Café | Why’d I Do That? Exploring Decision-Making Processes, Oct. 19

Dr. Claudia Gonzalez-Vallejo

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 […]

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October 1, 2016 at 7:30 pmEvents

Science Café | The Physics and Future of Cornstarch, Sept. 21

Dr. Sarah Hormozi

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 […]

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September 1, 2016 at 7:00 pmEvents