[ June 19, 2010; 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] This month’s Science@Cal lecture will feature Dr. Lucianne Walkowicz, Kepler Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of California, Berkeley speaking on the topic of “Magnetic Stars, Space Weather and Life: Stellar Activity and its Effect on Planets”
Early Saturday morning, a magnitude 8.8 earthquake struck off the coast of Chile near the town of Maule. The earthquake generated a tsunami, and much of the Pacific Basin was placed on alert for a possibly severe tsunami.
The initial reports from Chile are sketchy, and indicate moderate damage from the quake and tsunami. Officially, 147 [...]
[ February 10, 2010; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Juliana Gallin of “Ask a Scientist” is spinning off a new monthly event called “How-To Night.” This month’s event at Bazaar Cafe will teach attendees some magic tricks:
[ February 9, 2010; 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm. ] This month’s Cafe Scientifique is on a topic close to the hearts of almost every Californian: water.
Here’s a list of events around the Bay Area for those looking to mix a little science with pleasure this Valentine’s Day season.
[ February 4, 2010; 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ] Valentine’s Day comes a little early as the Exploratorium gets Cinemax’d up and becomes the Sexploratorium for this month’s After Dark program.
[ February 3, 2010; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] This month at the East Bay Science Cafe, the topic is early man. Henry Gilbert, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at UC Berkeley will speaking about recent anthropological discoveries in Ethiopia.
If you’re in the mood to play with bugs, head on over the California Academy of Sciences this Thursday night for this week’s Nightlife program.
This week’s Nightlife at the California Academy of Sciences is themed “Game Night,” and participants are encouraged to bring along their own games.
Christopher Richard, Curator of Aquatic Biology, Oakland Museum of California, will be the featured speaker at this month’s Ask a Scientist. He’ll be describing San Francisco’s long-vanished watershed environment.