Science Pub

Science Pub Corvallis: Gravitational Waves

Black Holes & Gravitational Waves: LIGO’s new view of the Cosmos
With Shane Larson, Oregon State University alumnus, astrophysicist at Northwestern University and member of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) team that made the announcement in February.


This special Science Pub event will focus on the recent discovery of gravitational waves in the universe. More details soon!

 

Science Pub Corvallis: Coral Microbiome

The Coral Microbiome Project
With Rebecca Vega-Thurber, PhD, Assistant Professor of Microbiology, Department of Integrative Biology at Oregon State University


Underwater, bleached corals are hard to miss. The ornate structures — once lemon yellow, dark purple, or mossy green — turn a ghostly white when coral animals expel the phytoplankton that normally provide food. While they can recover, nearly a fifth of the world’s reefs have died.