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10:00 am

MAH | Skywatching: Anyone Out There?

May 7 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Have you ever wondered if there is life anywhere besides Earth? We want to explore this question with you during this Morehead At Home session. We'll use a planetarium view of our night sky as a backdrop, and discuss the prospects for life elsewhere in our own solar system, as well as how we find Read more...

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5:00 pm

Virtual Teen Science Cafe: Oceans & Climate

May 7 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

During this Virtual Teen Science Cafe, Alexandria Niebergall will be talking generally about the role that the ocean plays in moderating the Earth's climate, the big research fields in oceanography today, and what a "day in the life" looks like for an early career oceanographer.  About Alexandria: Alex grew up in California and graduated with Read more...

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