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Streaming Live on July 26, 2017 7:00 PM–8:30 PM

The Creative Spark: Imagination and Collaboration in Human Evolution

Guest Speaker

July 26, 2017 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

The Creative Spark: Imagination and Collaboration in Human Evolution

Scientist and author Agustín Fuentes will discuss and sign copies of his book, The Creative Spark: How Imagination Made Humans Exceptional.

Upcoming Lectures

Soul of the Sea in the Age of the Algorithm

Adults | Guest Speaker | Live Web Stream

August 3, 2017 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Soul of the Sea in the Age of the Algorithm

Dr. Gregory Stone will discuss and sign copies of the book he co-wrote with Nishan Degnarain, Soul of the Sea in the Age of the Algorithm: How Tech Start-Ups Can Heal Our Oceans.

Save the White Abalone: Aquarium of the Pacific’s Conservation Efforts

Adults | Guest Speaker | Live Web Stream

August 23, 2017 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Save the White Abalone: Aquarium of the Pacific’s Conservation Efforts

The Aquarium’s contribution to the improvement of the white abalone population has grown from simple reproduction efforts to nutritional and outplanting studies. Aquarist Alexandra Lawlor will discuss these efforts, share photos of the Aquarium’s current brood stock and juveniles, and describe the abalone life cycle.

SAVE THE FROGS! Translating Science Into Action

Adults | Exhibits | Frogs | Guest Speaker | Live Web Stream

August 29, 2017 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

SAVE THE FROGS! Translating Science Into Action

Join Dr. Kerry Kriger for a discussion on amphibian conservation.

Reporting from the Front Line: Where Science Meets Government

Adults | Guest Speaker | Live Web Stream

September 7, 2017 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Reporting from the Front Line: Where Science Meets Government

Dr. Michael Prather will share a behind-the-scenes account of a unique interaction between governments and the world’s leading scientists.

The Well-Tuned Brain

Adults | Guest Speaker | Live Web Stream

September 27, 2017 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

The Well-Tuned Brain

Psychiatrist and neuroscientist Peter Whybrow will discuss his book, A Well-Tuned Bain: The Remedy for a Manic Society.

Why Don’t Frogs Poison Themselves?

Adults | Exhibits | Frogs | Guest Speaker | Live Web Stream

October 12, 2017 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Why Don’t Frogs Poison Themselves?

Learn how animals evolve genetic resistance to toxins and how this can affect whether they become toxic.

Aquatic Academy

Fall 2017

October 25, 2017 7:00 PM—9:30 PM

Aquatic Academy

Explore with experts the role the World Ocean plays in modulating Earth’s climate and how the World Ocean and its ecosystems are responding to climate change. Learn more about the implications of those changes for the future.

Aquatic Academy

Fall 2017

November 1, 2017 7:00 PM—9:30 PM

Aquatic Academy

Explore with experts the role the World Ocean plays in modulating Earth’s climate and how the World Ocean and its ecosystems are responding to climate change. Learn more about the implications of those changes for the future.

See the rest of the guest speaker calendar.