Tag Archives: Lectures

Cascadia Meteorite Laboratory Public Lecture at Newberg, OR Library – July 18, 2012


IIIAB iron (medium octahedrite), 15.5 metric tons approximate recovered weight. Found in 1902 in what is now West Linn, Oregon. (Photo courtesy of Lake Oswego Public Library.)

The general public is invited to attend an upcoming program on meteorites in the Pacific Northwest, sponsored by the Cascadia Meteorite Laboratory. The Cascadia Meteorite Laboratory is actively involved in programs geared towards educators and the public, including public lectures featuring PowerPoint presentations, and a number of meteorites that participants may examine and hold. For more information, please visit http://meteorites.pdx.edu/outreach.htm

The Cascadia Meteorite Laboratory is actively involved in programs geared towards educators and the public. These include public lectures and demonstrations, teacher workshops, classroom activities, informational material on this web site, and email and phone contacts. Each year, we speak to about 5,000 – 7,000 people through such activities. Learn more about the CML at http://meteorites.pdx.edu/

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Open Invitation – Attend a Free Lecture By Lt. Col. Russell Barney at OSU

What: Free Lecture
Where: Milam Auditorium, Oregon State University
When: 5:00 pm Aug 4, 2007 

The Director of OSU’s Bard in the Quad program has made an open invitation to everyone to attend a free lecture by Lt. Col. Russell Barney. The lecture, presented in conjunction with a unique performance of Much Ado About Nothing, is scheduled for 5:00pm on August 4th, 2007 at the Milam Auditorium on the Oregon State University Campus. The related performance of Much Ado About Nothing will begin at 7:00pm on the Memorial Union Quad. Tickets for the performance are $10 (senior and student discounts available). The lecture is free and open to all so if you are interested in aviation, WWII history, Shakespeare, and/or what its like to be a student during war-time, you wont want to miss this special event!

For more information, please visit http://www.bardinthequad.com

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OHSU and OMSI will proudly present a free Lecture Series in conjunction with the BODY WORLDS 3 Exhibit at OMSI event. Six lectures will be held at 7PM in the OHSU Auditorium in Portland, OR beginning in May with two focusing on bioethics. Over the next four months lectures and panel discussion will focus on biomedicine. Before and after each lecture presentation there will be time for attendees to talk to the experts, visit displays in the lobby and Great Hall of the Auditorium. The resource fair will begin at 6:00 – 7:00 and continue again after the lectures from 8:00 to 9:00. Please visit the following website to register:


The lectures are geared to the general public and will feature researchers and practicing clinicians. The goal is to show the latest and best research in biomedicine and how that directly affects the well-being of each and every Oregonian, of all ages.

The Lecture from May 15, “A is for Anatomy: The Art and Science of Human Dissection” by Karmen Schmidt, PhD., OHSU, is currently available online.

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Free Exploring Space Lecture Series — Attend in D.C. or View Online

The 2007 Exploring Space Lectures will feature world-class scholars discussing current missions to the distant realm of the gas giants, the icy Kuiper Belt and beyond. The lectures will be held at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C., and are free to attend. Tickets are required. If you are unable to attend the lectures, they will be webcast live for free viewing online. Lecture videos will also be archived.

Expedition to the Ringed Planet: Cassini Explores Saturn, Its Rings and the Fountains of Enceladus

Join Carolyn Porco on May 8, 2007, as she leads you on a tour through the amazing Saturn system, presenting what Cassini has uncovered over the last three years on and around this beautiful ringed giant.

Carolyn Porco is the Cassini Imaging Team Leader, the Director of the Cassini Imaging Central Laboratory for Operations, or CICLOPS, at the Space Science Institute in Boulder, Colo., and adjunct professor at both the Universities of Arizona and Colorado.

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New Horizons: Exploring the Solar System’s Frontier

Over a year into its journey, the fastest spacecraft ever launched is on a trek to a place where no spacecraft has traveled before. New Horizons will reach distant Pluto in 2015. The first mission to Pluto will seek answers to longstanding questions about Pluto’s surface, atmosphere, interior, and moons; a possible extended mission will explore an icy body of the Kuiper Belt. The science behind New Horizons, the development of the complex spacecraft and its instrument payload, and the mission’s current status will be discussed by S. Alan Stern on June 14, 2007.

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Webcasts and Presentations Available Online! The Hot Science – Cool Talks

The Hot Science – Cool Talks is presented by the Environmental Science Institute (ESI) and the Jackson School of Geosciences. The ESI’s Hot Science – Cool Talks provides a means for leading researchers from the University of Texas and other prominent universities to communicate their research to the public in general and the K-12 educational community in particular.

The Hot Science – Cool Talks presentations are much more than lectures. They are educational experiences with pre-lecture activities, participation by the audience in lively discussions following the lectures, and an Internet broadcast for those who cannot attend. An extensive archive of previous lectures, including powerpoint presentations and webcasts, is also available. here:

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