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Monday, 11/24/14
  • PROBING DARK ENERGY WITH OPTICAL FIBERS AND 5000 ROBOTSDr. Claire Poppett of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory will discuss the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI), a ground-based experiment for the Mayall Telescope in Arizona..
    Where:  Rohnert Park Cost:  Free
  • Nerd Nite East Bay #24: Singing Spiders, The Brain, and Sci-Fi Sex InterfacesSit back and sip on a some tasty beverages. Nerd Nite East Bay warms you up for Thanksgiving and begins our third year with a particularly salacious night:Erin Brandtwill show what happens when you aim a laser Doppler vibrometer at a male spider dancing on pantyhose to woo the corpse ...
    Where:  Oakland Cost:  $8
Tuesday, 11/25/14
  • Made in CaliforniaA two hour workshop at the Lindsay Wildlife Museum for ages 7 to 10. Recreate arts and crafts of California Native Americans. Learn about natural designs reflected in art. Register online with the link listed below.
    Where:  Walnut Creek Cost:  $30.00 (Member: $24.00)
  • A link between meteoritic organic compounds and the homochirality of life?Current theories suggest that portions of interstellar compounds should eventually be incorporated into the comets, "asteroids" and planets of new planetary systems. Astronomical observations point to processes such as the formation of comet and asteroid belts, familiar to our solar system, as likely occurring in many star systems. As with ...
    Where:  Mountain View Cost:  Free
  • Mark Schapiro: CARBON SHOCK - A Tale of Risk & Calculus on the Front Lines of the Disrupted Global EconomyMark Schapiro, Author; Former Senior Correspondent, Center for Investigative Reporting; Adjunct Professor, UC Berkeley Graduate School of JournalismSchapiro will take us a journey to the financial frontlines of climate change, where the same chaotic forces reshaping our weather are disrupting our economy. From the agricultural fields of California to the ...
    Where:  San Francisco Cost:  $20 non-members, $8 members, $7 students
Wednesday, 11/26/14
  • California's CornucopiaA two hour workshop at the Lindsay Wildlife Museum for ages 7 to 10. Discover California's natural wealth of ecology. Engage in fun activites with animals! Register online with the link listed below.
    Where:  Walnut Creek Cost:  $30.00 (Member: $24.00)
Saturday, 11/29/14
  • Beach Clean Up with Surfrider Join San Francisco Surfrider and SF Environment's volunteer community for a beach cleanup at Baker Beach.
    Where:  San Francisco Cost:  Free
  • Science Saturday: Monarch MagicWelcome the monarch butterflies back to Pacific Grove! Create a monarch chrysalis pin, view live butterflies, explore the Museum's Monarchs Come Home exhibition, and get your face painted while you discover what makes our monarch butterflies special. Special guests will provide even more activities, music, and information. Join us for ...
    Where:  Pacific Grove Cost:  Free
  • Lunchtime for the FishWatch Ranger Linda feed the hungry inhabitants of our fresh and salt water tanks. Get familiar with some of our Bay Area aquatic neighbors. Watch the different feeding styles of the rock cod, sea stars, and rainbow trout.
    Where:  Sausalito Cost:  Free
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