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Science Cafe | Tornadoes: Unraveling the Mysteries of one of Earth’s most Powerful Storms, Feb. 21

Dr. Jana Houser

Science Café presents Dr. Jana Houser on “Tornadoes: Unraveling the Mysteries of one of Earth’s most Powerful Storms” on Wednesday, Feb. 21, at 5 p.m. in the Baker Center Front Room Coffeehouse. Houser, Assistant Professor of Geography at Ohio University, spent the past 10 years studying tornadoes through the use […]

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February 2, 2018 at 7:00 pmEvents

Science Cafe | Perceptions of Science and Religion in the U.S. and Beyond, Feb. 7

Dr. Kimberly Rios

Science Café presents Dr. Kimberly Rios discussing “Perceptions of Science and Religion in the U.S. and Beyond,” at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 7, in the Baker Center Front Room Coffeehouse. Rios is Associate Professor of Psychology at Ohio University. More than 90 percent of Americans believe in God, and […]

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February 1, 2018 at 10:30 pmEvents

Science Cafe | Challenges for Conserving Biodiversity in a Changing World, Jan. 24

Dr. Viorel Popescu

Science Café presents Dr. Viorel Popescu on “Challenges for Conserving Biodiversity in a Changing World” on Wednesday, Jan. 24, at 5 p.m. at the Baker Center Front Room. Popescu is Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences at Ohio University. Bobcats and bears and frogs, oh my! What do all these animals have […]

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January 1, 2018 at 6:00 pmEvents

Science Cafe | Before Lions Were King: Discovering Africa’s First Meat-eaters, Dec. 6

Dr. Nancy Stevens

Science Café presents Dr. Nancy Stevens and Matthew Borths discussing “Before Lions Were King: Discovering Africa’s First Meat-eaters” on Wednesday, Dec. 6, at 5 p.m. at the Baker Center Front Room. Today, lions, hyenas, and hunting dogs are the iconic predators at the top of the African food chain. But […]

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December 1, 2017 at 10:45 pmEvents

Science Cafe | Life after Death: Element Creation in Stellar Explosions, Nov. 1

Dr. Zach Meisel

Science Café presents Dr. Zachary Meisel discussing “Life after Death: Element Creation in Stellar Explosions,”on Wednesday, Nov. 1, at 5 p.m. at the Baker Center Front Room. Meisel, Assistant Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Ohio University, will discuss how star death produces chemical elements and how nuclear astrophysics try […]

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November 1, 2017 at 11:59 pmEvents

Science Cafe | Is Corrosion like Corruption? What’s the Cost? Can It be Stopped? Nov. 15

Srdjan Nesic

Science Café presents Srdjan Nesic on “Is Corrosion like Corruption? What’s the cost? Can it be stopped?” on Wednesday, Nov. 15, at 5 p.m. at the Baker Center Front Room. Corrosion is the chemical disintegration of a metallic infrastructure, including pipelines, bridges, power plants, refineries, cars, trains and planes; nearly […]

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November 1, 2017 at 8:30 pmEvents

Science Cafe | You are Getting Sleeeepy…, Oct. 11

Dr. Julie Suhr

Science Café presents Dr. Julie Suhr discussing “You are Getting Sleeeepy…” on Wednesday, Oct. 11, at 5 p.m. at the Baker Center Front Room. Not sleeping can have implications for everybody, but the effects can vary significantly by age. Suhr, Professor of Psychology, will discuss these issues during the Science […]

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October 1, 2017 at 9:30 pmEvents