Origins Online Season Two!!!

Origins has moved its public programs online!

Join us on Zoom for…

Life, the Universe and Hot Dogs
Tuesdays (except 4/20-6/1) and Thursdays, 7:30pm.


Origins Science Scholars
Tuesdays, 6pm (April 20 through June 1, 2021)

Check our FaceBook page frequently for
updates on the LUH Happy Dog talks

Current Schedule
(subject to revision, so check back frequently for changes and additions! Videos for many talks will be posted)

Origins Online Season 2

Feb 4 LUH Ralph Harvey on the Mars Rover Perseverance in Jezero Crater

Feb 6 LUH Harsh Mathur on Islamic Art and Physics

Feb 9 LUH 7:30 pm Russell Engelman “How “Giant” Were Extinct Giant Mammals?” Join us  to hear paleontologist Russell Engelman separate reality from fantasy about the giant animals of the past using a revolutionary, highly accurate. new technique he discovered! Which ones might not be as long, tall, or heavy as formerly thought, and which ones truly are behemoths? The results may surprise you! Password: 713170

Feb 11 LUH Joe LaManna on the discovery of the mitochondrial cytochrome chain – 7:30 on zoom: Password: 713170

Feb 16 LUH Patrick Amon on Cyber Security 7:30 on zoom: Password: 713170

Feb 18 LUH Emmitt Jolly on Great Black Scientists – 7:30 on zoom: Password: 713170

Feb 23 LUH Mike Hinczewski on the interplay of biology and physics – 7:30 on zoom: Password: 713170

Feb 25 LUH Charlie Bruce, East Tennessee State University, on the origins of mustelids -the family that includes, otters, badgers, mink, ferrets, polecats, and honey badgers – 7:30 on zoom: Password: 713170

Mar 2 LUH Glenn Starkman on physics – 7:30 on zoom: Password: 713170

Mar 4 LUH Ashu Sheth on Public Health – 7:30 on zoom: Password: 713170

Mar 9 LUH and Astronomy on Tap! Live from the Cosmic Microwave Background Extravaganza I – 7:30 on zoom: Password: 713170

Mar 11 LUH and Astronomy on Tap! Live from the Cosmic Microwave Background Extravaganza II – 7:30 on zoom: Password: 713170

Mar 18 LUH Lisa Forman Neall on Forensic Anthropology – 7:30 on zoom: Password: 713170

Mar 25 LUH Jurgen Bosch “Are We Turning the Corner on Coronavirus?” – 7:30 on zoom: Password: 713170

Apr 20 OSS Juan Maldacena “Black holes, Hawking radiation, and the structure of spacetime.” 1st installment in our series on black holes! (6pm)**

Apr 22 LUH Spencer Schmidt “On the 13-million year old fossil ape N. alesi” – 7:30 on zoom: Password: 713170

Apr 27 OSS Demetrios Psaltis – 2nd installment in our series on black holes! (6pm)**

May 4 OSS Janna Levin “The Black Hole Survival Guide” – 3rd installment in our series on black holes! (6pm)**

May 11 OSS Blanton Tolbert on CRISPR-CAS9 (6pm)**

May 18 OSS Joe LaManna on 2020’s Nobel Prize for Medicine – “Living with oxygen: How genes are regulated in response to changes in oxygen availability” (6pm)**

May 25 OSS Cyrus Taylor on Climate Change (6pm)**

June 1 OSS Beverly Saylor and Joe Ortiz on the “Lake Erie hydroclimate over the last 10,000 years” (6pm)

and more!**

* All talks are at 7:30 unless otherwise indicated, and use the same zoom address: Meeting ID: 971 5751 5958 Password: 713170

**6pm OSS talks require pre-registration and request a $5 donation at and have individual zoom links

For a recap of Season 1, see