[ July 23, 2009; 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] In this installment of the Stanford Summer Science Lecture Series, on Thursday, July 23, 2009, Margot G. Gerritsen, Assistant Professor of Energy Resources Engineering will be speaking on “State of Energy Address—Are We on the Right Track?”
The Stanford Office of Science Outreach has announced the lineup for the 2009 Summer Science Lecture Series. Among the topics to be discussed by Stanford Faculty are ownership of life, the secret lives of viruses, the state of energy policy, and the future of longevity technology.
Pacific Gas and Electric, is requesting permission from the Public Utilities Commission to purchase power from Solaren, a startup company with plans to develop and build a Space Power System (SPS) system, scheduled for operation in 2016.