Ocean Explorium Events

Join the Ocean Explorium at New Bedford Seaport (174 Union Street, New Bedford, www.oceanexplorium.org) for the following events:

Thursday April 15

Cosmic Voice Speaker Series

“Does E.T. Exist – Astrobiology and the Search for Life in the Universe”

Dr. Lior Burko

Assistant Professor

Department of Physics

University of Alabama Huntsville

Reception at 6:15, Talk at 7pm.

Saturday April 17

Grand Opening of “Sea and Ice – The Extraordinary Life and Adventures of Captain Bob Bartlett” Exhibit.  The exhibit chronicles the voyages of the Effie M. Morrissey (Now the Ernestina) as she sailed to the arctic to discover the North Pole.  Educational material and a new Science on a Sphere presentation will accompany the exhibit which will be here through the summer.

Hours 10am – 4pm

Abbey Spargo
Education Programs Coordinator
Ocean Explorium
(508) 994-5400 x  23

Deep Ocean Odyssey – Online Events

The Census of Marine Life MAR-ECO projectpresents Deep Ocean Odyssey, a celebration including lectures, photographs and videos, music and more! October 21, streaming live from 6:00AM-9:00AM Eastern US.  Visit the online portal

New England Aquarium Lecture Series

Upcoming lectures at the New England Aquarium include:

Sailors for the Sea Ocean Exploration, September 21

History of Marine Mammals at New England Aquarium, October 13

Rising From the Ashes: The Phoenix Islands Protected Area, November 2

Jacques Cousteau: the Sea King, November 9

…plus film screenings and more

See the full schedule and register

E.O.Wilson and James Watson in Conversation

Looking Back, Looking Forward: A Conversation with James D. Watson and Edward O. Wilson
Moderated by Robert Krulwich
Wednesday, September 9, 5:30 PM

James D. Watson, a Nobel Prize winner for his role in the discovery of the of the structure of DNA, and Edward O. Wilson, a pioneer in the study of biodiversity and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, will reflect on their storied careers, including their time together at Harvard, and look ahead to the key challenges for biological sciences in the 21st century. Moderated by Robert Krulwich, award-winning journalist and correspondent for National Public Radio. This event will be held at Sanders Theatre at Memorial Hall, 45 Quincy Street.

Tickets available beginning July 28 through the Harvard Box Office in Holyoke Center (Harvard Square) or by calling 617.496.2222.  Details online