Meet A Scientist: Space Edition!

JUL 13 | 1-4PM

Included in General Admission | Current science gets up close and personal at Meet a Scientist. This program, held on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month, features local scientists who share their research and knowledge with you through hands-on activities and conversation. Meet a Scientist exclusively features professionals who are OMSI Science Communication Fellows.


July 13 Activities:

Mapping the Frozen Seas | Using clues from incomplete data from satellites, become a sea ice scientist and map the Arctic Ocean.


Transient Detective | Compare light from a telescope to a transient database to see what cosmic object originated it.


Observing the Ocean from Space | Come explore with Ed what satellites can tell us about the ocean and its tides.


OMSI Goes Viral! | Viruses can live in extreme places –can they live in outer space?


Seeing Ocean Microbes from Space | Join Bryce to learn how scientists use satellites in space to learn about our oceans.


Monitoring Microbes from Space | Explore the oceans from space, and learn about the microscopic creatures that help regulate our climate.


July 27 Topics

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