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From Penguins to Polar Bears: Impacts of Climate Change 5/4/14 6:30PM - 8PM 2014-05-04 18:30:00 2014-05-04 20:00:00

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The polar regions, particularly the Arctic and the Antarctic Peninsula, are warming faster than the rest of the world with dramatic...

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Deep Ocean Exploration: Trenches 8/24/13 10:30AM - 2PM

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Learn about scientific exploration in the deepest parts of the sea -- the trenches. Extending from depths of 6500 meters (~21,000 ft) to...

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White Sharks / Gray Seals: Chasing the Cape's Most Charismatic Predators 8/7/13 7PM - 8:30PM

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A panel of WHOI scientists and engineers describe their efforts to tag sharks and seals in local waters to increase our knowledge of these...

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Fukushima and the Ocean 5/9/13 6:30PM - 9:30PM

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An examination of natural and human sources of radiation in the ocean, what was released from Fukushima, impacts on marine ecosystems and...

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Chemophobia & chemistry in the modern world 2/13/13 4PM - 5:30PM

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In today's advertising and pop culture, words like "chemical", "synthetic" and "artificial" are synonyms for harmful, toxic and...

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Persuading the unpersuadable: Communicating science to deniers, cynics, & trolls 2/11/13 4PM - 5:30PM

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We've all faced the difficult task of writing or speaking about evolution, climate change, or any number of scientific topics that lack...

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Blogging for the Long Haul 2/5/13 11AM - 12:30PM

The oldest science blogs are just hitting their ten year blogiversaries. A lot of blogs have come and gone in that time. Will you still be...

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Formal science education, informal science education, and science writing 2/4/13 4PM - 5:30PM

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These three fields are distinct entities, with their own training, traditions, audiences and goals, but must they be as separate as they...

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Narrative: What is it? How can science writers use it? 2/4/13 2PM - 3:30PM

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We writers like to toss around the term "narrative," but what we mean isn't always clear. Discourse theory tells us that narrative is one...

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Helping scientists do outreach (LIVE) 1/31/13 12PM

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The famous American General, Douglas MacArthur said that "rules are mostly made to be broken and are too lazy for the lazy to hide behind."...

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Titanic in 3D: An Archaeological Exploration

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Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012.  Presentation times:  11 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m. Come hear from members of a 2010 expedition to Titanic...

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