distinguished-lectures

Distinguished lectures

Feeling Washed Up? Consider the State of the Ocean on World Oceans Day
June 3, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

Recently I’ve been to the beach. I went down to visit an old friend, the USS Lexington. I had stayed aboard her back when I was in 9th grade, about a couple of decades ago, and hadn’t seen her since. It was good to see her again. While down on the beach I went for […]

Dispatches from the Gulf: Film examines the effects of Deepwater Horizon oil spill
February 8, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

The 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster may no longer be a buzzword in the media, but the effects of history’s largest oil spill on the ecosystem of the Gulf of Mexico are still on the minds of marine scientists around the world. Gulf seafood seems to be recovering, but biologists are keeping a close eye to […]

Son of ‘Bridge of Spies’ pilot to deliver father’s story at HMNS Wednesday
January 12, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

When it comes to American espionage, few people are as close to the truth as Francis Gary Powers, Jr., and fewer have a story to tell as exciting as his father’s — one that inspired director Steven Spielberg to make a movie out of it. Bridge of Spies (2015) tells the declassified tale of New York […]

World-famous paleontologist Dr. Robert T. Bakker shares the truth about T. rex
November 3, 2015 · 2 Comments

No one knows everything, you tell yourself, but after a conversation with Dr. Robert T. Bakker, Curator for the Morian Hall of Paleontology, you might believe there’s someone out there who does. The world-renowned dinosaur expert is famous for his energetic and entertaining style, and imagining not only the shape and size and habits of […]


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