Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Upcoming Programs

Please mark your calendar for our next three programs!

Feb 18, 2010, 6:00 PM, Stillwater, Oklahoma Public Library
Where Should I Put My Wind Farm?
Modeling and Mapping the Oklahoma Windscape
Dr. Steve Stadler from the Oklahoma Wind Power Initiative will speak about his research modeling Oklahoma wind, which is key to developing the state's wind energy resource.

Apr 15, 2010, 6:00 PM, Stillwater, Oklahoma Public Library
What is the Shape of the Molecule?
Using X-ray Crystallography to Deduce Protein Structure
Dr. Christina Bourne from the OSU Department of Veterinary Pathobiology will speak about how potential disease-fighting drugs can be developed through understanding the shapes and functions of key protein molecules.

May 20, 2010, 6:00 PM, Stillwater, Oklahoma Public Library
The Older the Rock, the Brighter It Glows
Using Luminescence Dating to Determine the Ages of Rocks
Dr. Regina DeWitt from the OSU Physics Department will speak about a dating technique she has developed based on the natural ability rocks accumulate over time to luminesce. Dr. Dewitt's work is funded by NASA and her luminescence dating instrument may be selected for inclusion on a future Mars rover!

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