Celebrate Our Ocean!

Why should you care about the ocean? While oceans cover over 70% of Earth’s surface area, we have explored less than 10% this vast region to date. The ocean helps regulate the planet’s temperature and weather systems while providing valuable natural resources and nourishment to us. (Research provided by NOAA)

Food Luminary Dinner with Martha Holmberg

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Food Luminary Dinner with Martha Holmberg

OMSI and Bon Appétit have partnered with local cookbook author, Martha Holmberg, to create a delectable dinner of science and cuisine on Thursday, June 6, 6-9pm in Theory.

Astronomy Day 2013

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Astronomy Day 2013

Celebrating Astronomy Day, OMSI presents a full day of all things celestial, with opportunity for starry-eyed guests to learn little-known facts about the universe, constellations, stars and planets. Space travel and the fascinating realities of life on the space station are expected hot topics as Silverton-born, astronaut Don Pettit, Ph.D., is the featured guest and speaker. Astronomy Day activities are free and open to the public (parking fees are separate).

One-on-one conversations with local astronomy experts 

Science Pub Hillsboro

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Science Pub Hillsboro

Fear and Loving in Your Vagus
with Sarina Saturn, PhD, assistant professor of psychology at Oregon State University

Science Pub Portland - Bagdad Theater

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Science Pub Portland - Bagdad Theater

Life Without Gravity: One Astronaut’s View From Space
with NASA astronaut Don Pettit, PhD

NASA astronaut Don Pettit, PhD, a veteran of three spaceflights, will discuss life and science aboard the International Space Station. Pettit completed 193 days in space as a member of the Expedition 30 and 31 crews, and returned to Earth in a Soyuz spacecraft July 1, 2012. Combined with his previous space station expedition and space shuttle flights, Pettit is fourth among U.S. space fliers with 370 days in space. He also has two spacewalks to his credit.

The Milky Way's Disappearing Act

Where is the Milky Way? At our mid northern latitudes during the month of May, the great band of stars known as the Milky Way simply vanishes from the evening sky.

Born to Be Wild

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Born to Be Wild

Born to Be Wild is an inspiring story of love, dedication and the remarkable bond between humans and animals. Narrated by Academy-Award® winner Morgan Freeman, the film documents orphaned orangutans and elephants and the extraordinary people who rescue and raise them—saving endangered species one life at a time.

Born to Be Wild

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Born to Be Wild

Born to Be Wild is an inspiring story of love, dedication and the remarkable bond between humans and animals. Narrated by Academy-Award® winner Morgan Freeman, the film documents orphaned orangutans and elephants and the extraordinary people who rescue and raise them—saving endangered species one life at a time.

Born to Be Wild

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Born to Be Wild

Born to Be Wild is an inspiring story of love, dedication and the remarkable bond between humans and animals. Narrated by Academy-Award® winner Morgan Freeman, the film documents orphaned orangutans and elephants and the extraordinary people who rescue and raise them—saving endangered species one life at a time.

Born to Be Wild

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Born to Be Wild

Born to Be Wild is an inspiring story of love, dedication and the remarkable bond between humans and animals. Narrated by Academy-Award® winner Morgan Freeman, the film documents orphaned orangutans and elephants and the extraordinary people who rescue and raise them—saving endangered species one life at a time.

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