Origins Science Scholars

Picture of asteroids in space

The Origins Science Scholars Program is presented by Siegal Lifelong Learning and the Institute for the Science of Origins (ISO) and is held in partnership with several Northeast Ohio research and educational institutions.

During this unique program, community members engage with one another and with leading scholars to investigate rapidly developing areas of origins science. Each evening begins with a presentation by a world-class researcher, followed by open discussion.


Tuesdays, April 20 - June 1 | 6 - 8 p.m. ET

Friends of the Institute for the Science of Origins & Emeritus Faculty are eligible for the member rate for this program.

Full series: $25/members and $50/nonmembers

Individual Lectures: $5/members and $10/nonmembers

Register for the full series here. 

Or register for individual lectures by clicking on the lecture titles below.


BLACK HOLES, HAWKING RADIATION, AND THE STRUCTURE OF SPACETIME
Tuesday, April 20 | 6 - 8 p.m. ET
Juan Maldacena

THE FIRST PICTURE OF A BLACK HOLE
Tuesday, April 27 | 6 - 8 p.m. ET
Dimitrios Psaltis
 

THE BLACK HOLE SURVIVAL GUIDE
Tuesday, May 4  | 6 - 8 p.m. ET
Janna Levin, Assistant Professor, School of Medicine, CWRU

THE CRISPR/CAS SYSTEM: IMPLICATIONS FOR BASIC SCIENCE AND BEYOND
Tuesday, May 11 | 6 - 8 p.m. ET
Blanton Tolbert, Professor of Chemistry, CWRU


LIVING WITH OXYGEN: HOW GENES ARE REGULATED IN RESPONSE TO CHANGES IN OXYGEN AVAILABILITY
Tuesday, May 18 | 6 - 8 p.m. ET
Joe LaManna, Professor, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, School of Medicine, CWRU
 

CLIMATE CHANGE: WHAT DO WE KNOW AND HOW DO WE KNOW IT
Tuesday, May 25 | 6 - 8 p.m. ET
Cyrus Taylor, Professor, Physics, CWRU
Chris Haufe, Associate Professor, Philosophy, CWRU

LAKE ERIE HYDROCLIMATE OVER THE LAST 10,000 YEARS
Tuesday, June 1 | 6 - 8 p.m. ET
Beverly Saylor, Professor, Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences,CWRU
Joe Ortiz