Join scientists, artists, and writers for the 25th CONTACT Conference April 3-5 at Ames Research Center in Mountain View, CA. The interdisciplinary conference, featuring a number of speakers discussing the future of humanity through the lens of art and science, includes an art exhibition, receptions, and a film festival. CONTACT is a unique interdisciplinary conference […]


East Bay Science Cafe 04.01.09

by Eric on March 25, 2009

Jeffery F. Latkowski, Chief Engineer for the Laser Inertial Fusion-Fission Energy (LIFE) program, will be speaking on “A Pathway to Sustainable LIFE on Planet Earth” It is now common knowledge that energy sources with a low carbon footprint are needed as soon as possible to limit the most catastrophic effects of global climate change. Currently, […]


Sex and War at Ask A Scientist 03.24.09

by Eric on March 19, 2009

Continuing with next week’s Cafe Scientifiques, Thomas Hayden and Malcolm Potts will discussing their new book Sex and War at the Atlas Cafe:


Down To A Science Cafe for 3/23/09 is Jeff Grossman, Executive Director, Center of Integrated Nanomechanical Systems, UC Berkeley speaking on “Nanotechnology – Applications to Energy and the Environment”


Coming up at the California Academy of Sciences Nightlife is Dr. David Mindell and the real science behind the DNA forensics of shows like CSI.


Outdoor Exploratorium Opening 03.13.09

by Eric on March 7, 2009

The San Francisco Exploratorium is opening a new exhibit at Fort Mason

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Pi Day at Exploratorium 3.14.09 1:59

by Eric on March 4, 2009

Technically, I would think Pi Day is 3.14.15, but that’s still a few years away


As part of their ongoing support for the International Year Of Astronomy, the Lawrence Hall of Science will be holding a special GLOBE@Night event on March 21 from 8-10pm (weather permitting).


The California Academy of Sciences weekly evening get-together for adults previews the upcoming Banff Mountain Film Festival: Sneak Preview of the Banff Mountain Film Festival The Banff Mountain Film Festival showcases the best in cinematic achievements depicting the landscapes and lifestyles high above the snowline. NightLife will be previewing clips of this exciting upcoming event, […]