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  • ScienceMakers: The Age of Dinosaurs: Bringing The Past To Life

    The Age of Dinosaurs: Bringing The Past To Life brought together four scientists relating to the theme of dinosaurs, early earth, and the Dinosaurs: Unearthed exhibit that premiered at the Detroit Science Center on the night of the ScienceMakers program. Each scientist spoke at length about encouraging students to follow their dreams, what first motivated them to pursue science (from the Bionic Woman to The Thing From Another Planet), and why they enjoy what they do. The program was moderated by Andrew Humphrey, Emmy award-winning meteorologist and reporter WDIV-TV Local 4 in Detroit. The featured scientists included: Scott Edwards, Professor of Evolutionary Biology, Harvard College George Jones, Professor of Biochemistry, Emory University Ayanna Howard, Professor of Robotics & Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology and George Philander, Professor of Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences, Princeton University

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  • ScienceMakers: African American Perspectives: The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill & Careers in Science

    African American Perspectives: The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill & Careers in Science featured four African American scientists with a background on chemicals and their effect on sea and land. The scientists each presented a ten-minute slideshow about their life as a scientist and why they chose to pursue their path. They were then gathered as a panel to discuss the future of science in helping fix problems like the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and their career as a scientist. The moderator of the program was Dr. Gibor Basri, Vice Chancellor of Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity at the University of California, Berkeley. The participating scientists included: Dr. Krishna Foster, Professor of Chemistry, California State University, Los Angeles, Dr. James H. Johnson, Chair, National Advisory Council for Environmental Policy and Technolog,y Dr. F. Dale Morgan, Professor Geophysics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Dr. Dawn Wright, Professor of Geography & Oceanography, Oregon State University.

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  • A Night With Dr. Bernard Harris

    A Night With Bernard Harris offers a fascinating, intimate look at a scientist, philanthropist, and trail blazer.  Bernard Harris was the first African American to complete a spacewalk for NASA.  NPR Correspondent Corey Dade interviews Bernard Harris about his life and work in this live-to-tape PBS-TV presentation.

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  • ScienceMakers: The Three Cosmic Tenors: How The Universe Came To Be

    The Three Cosmic Tenors: How The Universe Came To Be explores the origins of the universe through the work of three renowned physicists. The scientists each presented a slideshow of their work before answering questions as a panel about their life, their work, and their accomplishments. The audience at the St. Louis Science Center was invited to ask questions of the physicists - everything from "What did you like to do when you were a child" to "What are you going to do next?" The panel and question and answer session were moderated by Dr. Darnell Diggs of the Air Force Office of Scientific Research. The St. Louis Science Center was one of ScienceMakers' science centers partners in 2010. The Three Cosmic Tenors are: Dr. Larry Gladney, University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Herman White, FermiLab and Dr. Sylvester James Gates, University of Maryland, College Park. While they don't sing, they do entertain using science!

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  • ScienceMakers: Biology: From Molecules to Man

    Biology: From Molecules to Man focuses on life from brain cells to fungus to the human heart. The scientists each presented a slideshow of their work before answering questions as a panel about their life, their work, and their accomplishments. The scientists answered questions about their role as an African American scientist, being a role model, the role of science and math in youth, and the future of science. The program was moderated by Jerry Revish, WBNS news anchor.  The Center of Science & Industry (COSI) in Columbus was one of ScienceMakers' science centers partners in 2010, 2011, and 2012. The featured scientists included Wayne Bowen, Professor of Neurobiology & Biochemistry, Brown University, George Jones, Professor of Biochemistry, Emory University, Kwame Osei, Cardiologist, The Ohio State University Medical Cente and John Watson, Professor of Biochemistry (ret.), University of California, San Francisco

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    ScienceMakers: Biology: From Molecules to Man