Events

[ 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”

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Hawaii, Pacific Basin braces for tsunami

by Eric on February 27, 2010

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 […]

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[ 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:

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[ 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.

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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.

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[ 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.

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[ 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.

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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.

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This week’s Nightlife at the California Academy of Sciences is themed “Game Night,” and participants are encouraged to bring along their own games.

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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.

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