Maria Mitchell Association – Science Film Series Winter 2021

The Maria Mitchell Association continues to inspire by offering valuable education in the sciences that are available to you! This winter summer, they are holding their popular free Science Speaker Series. It included various environmental scientists presenting discussions about microplastics, cryptic amphibian species, environmental data sharing, galaxy motions, and much more!

MMA 2021 Science Speaker Series Presentation Featuring Andrew McKenna-Foster 1/13/21

Andrew McKenna-Foster, former Director of Natural Science at the Maria Mitchell Association, discusses the importance of open science and data sharing.

MMA 2021 Science Speaker Series Presentation Featuring Sara Schoen – 1/27/21 

Former Aquarium Intern Sara Schoen discusses the importance of species delineation and her work with frogs from Borneo.

MMA 2021 Science Speaker Series Presentation Featuring Tanveer Karim – 2/10/21

Former Astronomy NSF-REU intern Tanveer Karim discusses his work using Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI) data to study the distribution of matter in the universe.

Video to come

MMA 2021 Winter Science Speaker Series featuring Abby Mintz – 2/24/21

From Near to Far: Exploring How Stars Form and Galaxies Evolve

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MMA 2021 Winter Science Speaker Series Presentation Featuring Izzy Gaw – 3/10/21

The Debris Diet: How Microplastics are Infiltrating the Marine Food Chain

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MMA 2021 Winter Science Speaker Series Presentation Featuring Rachel Bowyer – 3/24/21

Hidden Patterns in Galaxy Motions: What They Can Tell Us About the Universe