Bring your appetite for food, drinks and knowledge to OMSI Science Pubs. These events invite people of all ages to learn about an interesting science topic in a friendly, fun environment.
OMSI Science Pubs are monthly events that celebrate the marvel of science with food and drinks. Some of the science pub topics focus on what’s happening right here in Oregon, while others take you around the world to explore the many wonders of our planet.
Here’s the information on topics, dates and tickets:
OMSI Science Pubs
Events are held at McMenamins Kennedy School and OMSI.
At Kennedy School, you can get dinner, snacks and drinks throughout the presentation. Options range from pizza to burgers to popcorn and candy. And don’t forget the cajun tots.
The Theory Restaurant serves specialty pizzas, bright salads, seasonal soups and sweet treats.
Tickets are a $5 donation to OMSI per person. Advance tickets are recommended. There will be a limited number of tickets available at the check-in table. Tickets at the door are first come, first served.
If you are unable to join in person, you can watch on zoom. You’ll need to register at a special link at each event page.
Upcoming Topics and Dates
Launching Oregon’s First Satellite
Join the Portland State Aerospace Society as you explore how to design, build and launch OreSat0, Oregon’s first satellite, into low earth orbit. At this science pub, you’ll learn about the space environment; how Oresat0 was built, tested and launched; debugging the satellite while in space; and how it will become Oregon’s first meteor shower in the next year or two. You’ll also get insider’s info about the next satellite that will take flight soon called OreSat0.5.
Leading the talk is Andrew Greenberg, a senior instructor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Portland State University.
This science pub is Tuesday, December 5, from 7-9 p.m. at 7-9 p.m. at OMSI. Doors open at 6 p.m. Get tickets for this science pub.
Apex Appetites: Southern Ocean Killer Whales
McMenamins Kennedy School
An investigation into the five ecotypes of Antarctic Killer Whales displaying their forms of prey and hunting tactics. Portland’s own Paul North, founder of Meet the Ocean, discusses his work in the Antarctic Ocean as a polar diver and his encounters with the largest Killer Whales on the planet.
This science pub is Tuesday, January 23, from 7-9 p.m. at McMenamins Kennedy School. Doors open at 6 p.m. Get tickets for this science pub.
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