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  • Guest Research Presentation

    Meet biologists, engineers, astronomers, meteorologists, and more in person and ask them questions.

  • Guest Research Presentation

    Meet biologists, engineers, astronomers, meteorologists, and more in person and ask them questions.

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Guest Research Presentation

Visiting scientists from laboratories and universities across the country present updates on their latest areas of research and experimentation. Get a chance to meet these researchers in person and ask them your questions.

Guests include biologists, engineers, astronomers, meteorologists, and more!

Check frequently for upcoming presentations.

 

One Day, One Night: Portraits of the South Pole

Gordon Current Science & Technology Center Stage, Blue Wing, Level 1
Tuesday February 20; 11:30 am

As an atmospheric scientist, Dr. John Bird has endured temperatures as cold as -110° F at the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station. Hear about the science that can only be done in one of the harshest environments on Earth.

 

Return of the Woolly Mammoth

Gordon Current Science & Technology Center Stage, Blue Wing, Level 1
Saturday February 10; 12:30 pm

Author Ben Mezrich and geneticist George Church describe the science facts behind this science fiction-esque idea. Presentation followed by book signing.

 

Puzzle of the Bones Continues

Gordon Current Science & Technology Center Stage, Blue Wing, Level 1
Saturday March 3;

Join paleoanthropologist Dr. Jeremy DeSilva from Dartmouth College as he describes new fossil discoveries that add to our understanding (and our questions) of human evolution. Where do new fossils fit in to our current interpretations? How is the study of human evolution changing?

 

A Wilder Time: Notes from a Geologist at the Edge of the Greenland Ice

Gordon Current Science & Technology Center Stage, Blue Wing, Level 1
Saturday, April 21st; 12:30pm

Over numerous seasons, geologist William E. Glassley and two fellow scientists traveled to Greenland to collect samples and observe rock formations for evidence to prove a contested theory that plate tectonics, the movement of Earth's crust over its molten core, is a much more ancient process than some believed. Hear all about Dr. Glassley’s experiences exploring the wilds of Greenland.

 

Length

Approximately 20 minutes

Location

Gordon Current Science & Technology Center. Find on map

Audience

Recommended for: Grades 6 – 12 and adults

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