MD Science Center Free Lunchtime Lectures

From Mark Southerland, who is coordinating these lectures

This fall, we’re launching our Lunchtime Lecture series. On the second Friday of the month, you can enjoy a presentation by a member of our Scientific Council on topics ranging from medicine to dinosaurs to the edges of the universe.

All lectures will be held at noon in the MSC Theater at the Maryland Science Center and will last an hour, including time for questions and answers. Admission is free; no registration is required. Feel free to bring your lunch or purchase lunch from Elements Café on the first floor of the Maryland Science Center.


Fall Schedule:

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2018Presenter: Steve Schenkel, M.D. – Mercy Medical Center

A (Scientific) Day in the Life of the ER: Emergency Medicine and Its Underlying Science

Follow a patient through an ER visit – from arrival and triage through evaluation, treatment, and decisions about what comes next – with an emergency room physician.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2018Presenter: Jerry Bonnell, Ph.D. – NASA Goddard Space Flight Center and University of Maryland

Day Trips in the Universe

Go on a visual exploration of environments in the near and far-flung cosmos and learn the science behind the incredible sights featured in NASA’s popular online Astronomy Picture of the Day.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2018Presenter: Mark Southerland, Ph.D. – AKRF, Inc.

The Biodiversity Library of Knowledge: Let’s Not Burn Another Alexandria

When species go extinct, unique information is lost forever. Discover the benefits that biodiversity provides to humankind.

For more information, check out the links below:

Lunchtime Lectures | Maryland Science Center