Post Tagged with: "Science Cafe"

Separating Fact from Fiction in Nanotechnology

Separating Fact from Fiction in Nanotechnology

From the Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute Don’t expect nanotechnology to produce tiny robots with artificial intelligence that devour cancer cells or ropes with Carbon nanotube strands that are strong enough to build a space elevator from Earth to the orbiting stations. These ideas are nothing but hype in the […]

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October 19, 2013 at 7:39 pmNews

Science Café: Nanoscale Science & Engineering: Hype or Opportunity? Oct. 9

Science Café: Nanoscale Science & Engineering: Hype or Opportunity? Oct. 9

Savas Kaya, associate professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, will explore nanotechnology during his Science Café talk titled, “Nanoscale Science & Engineering: Hype or Opportunity?” at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9 in the Baker University Center Front Room. To the public, “nanoscience” typically conjures images of science fiction movies […]

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October 1, 2013 at 6:24 amEvents

How Much Snot Does a T Rex Sneeze?

How Much Snot Does a T Rex Sneeze?

How much snot does a T Rex sneeze? Dinosaur expert Larry Witmer brought out the green slime as an encore at his standing-room-only Science Café presentation on Sept. 25. You can see it again at A&S TV. A researcher whose passion is studying the anatomy of dinosaur skulls knows a lot […]

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September 26, 2013 at 10:19 pmNews

Dinosaurs ‘Live,’ Nobody Gets Eaten, Sept. 25

Dinosaurs ‘Live,’ Nobody Gets Eaten, Sept. 25

“Our goal is to bring dinosaurs back to life for attendees … hopefully without anyone getting eaten!” said Ohio University dinosaur expert Dr. Lawrence Witmer. Witmer will “flesh-out” these ancient creatures at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 25, during Ohio University’s Science Café series. The event, held in the Baker […]

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September 20, 2013 at 6:59 pmEvents

Café Conversation: Death of Big Brother, Rise of Surveillance, Sept. 18

Café Conversation: Death of Big Brother, Rise of Surveillance, Sept. 18

Join Dr. John Gilliom for a Café Conversation on “The Death of Big Brother and the Rise of the Surveillance Society” on Wednesday, Sept. 18 ,at 5 p.m. in the Baker Front Room. “We live in a surveillance society. Every credit card, cell phone, or search engine we use leaves […]

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September 15, 2013 at 9:53 pmEvents

Science Café, Conversations Kick Off on Sept. 11

Science Café, Conversations Kick Off on Sept. 11

Mark your calendars now for the 2013-14 Science Café and Café Conversation series, which kick off Wednesday, Sept. 11, with a line-up  that includes faculty from four Ohio University colleges, including four professors from Arts & Sciences. Café events are free and open to students, faculty and staff. Both cafés are […]

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September 11, 2013 at 10:20 amEvents