with Greg Retallack, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Geological Sciences at the University of Oregon
Watch and learn at The Empirical Theater as OMSI brings the science of your favorite movies to life on the big screen. Perfect for science and film lovers alike, this monthly series combines the best Science Pub with the fun of movie night, bringing in experts to amplify your movie-watching experience.Event Schedule:
6:30pm: Lecture with Dr. Greg Retallack
7:00pm: Jurassic Park, 1993 (Rated PG-13 & 127 minutes)
9:10pm: Q&A w/Greg
Greg Retallack moved with his family from Hobart, Tasmania at age 4. He grew up in Hurstville and then Epping, in the suburbs of Sydney, New South Wales. He attended the King’s School (Parramatta), then studied biology and paleontology at Macquarie University. He received a BSc Hons with University Medal in 1974 from the University of New England (Australia) and a Ph.D. in 1978 in geology from the same university. After a postdoctoral fellowship at Indiana University he joined the faculty at the University of Oregon in 1981. He has been a professor in the Department of Geological Sciences since 1992, and Director of the Condon Collection of the University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History since 2009.
Reel Science – Empirical Theater is a new monthly event open to all ages. No RSVP or scientific background required. Just bring your curiosity, sense of humor, and appetite for food, drinks, and knowledge! Galileo's will be open with sandwiches, sausages, movie snacks, beer, wine and more.
$7 for non-members & $6 for members. Tell your friends. We hope to see you there!
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