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Events Archive

People gathered in a field for the 2017 eclipse.

The Oregon State University Physics Department has been host to many amazing events over the years. Learn more about our past events by exploring below.

Yunker LectureScience, Science Bashing, and the Descent into Wooliness
Daniel Kleppner, Lester Wolfe Professor of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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Yunker LectureThe Vision of Einstein, the Caution of Bohr
David Mermin, Horace White Professor of Physics, Cornell University
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Yunker LectureWhat Newton Didn’t Know about the Universe
Vera Rubin, Senior Fellow, Carnegie Institution of Washington
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Yunker LectureWhat is the Dark Matter Around our Galaxy?
Blas Cabrera, Professor of Physics, Stanford University
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Yunker LectureTime and Time Travel Through Hyperspace: A Physicist Looks at Two Topics from Science Fiction
Kip Thorne, The William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor, California Institute of Technology
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Yunker LectureSpace Defense and the Future of Nuclear Weapons
Richard Garwin, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
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Yunker LectureThe Supercollider: What, Why, and How?
Leon Lederman, Director, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
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Yunker LectureDinosaurs, Comet Storms, and Nemesis
Richard Muller, Professor of Physics, California Institute of Technology
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Yunker LectureCosmic Connections
Gary Steigman, Professor of Physics, Ohio State University
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