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Thursday, 01/11/18
  • Today's Largest Galaxies: Examining the growth of local brightest cluster galaxies using IFU kinematics and stellar populationsSpeaker: Louise Edwards, Cal Poly SLO
    Where:  Stanford Cost:  Free
  • Hard Earth Talk: Measuring Green
    Before you can trim your carbon footprint, you need to measure it.Every decision you make - what you eat, what you wear, how you travel - has a quantifiable environmental impact. The methodology to measure it is called life-cycle assessment. It’s messy. For example, the environmental impact of burning natural ...
    Where:  Stanford Cost:  Free
  • Fungus Among Us NightLifeMagic Mycology  (African Hall)7:30pm, Enter the wonderful world of mushroom foraging with Debbie Viess of the Bay Area Mycological Society - and learn how and where to find fungi, why it’s important to study them, and why they’ve kept her fascinated for so long.  8:30pm, Discover the power of psilocybin, ...
    Where:  San Francisco Cost:  $15 General, $12 Members
  • Is Silicon Valley As Green As It Claims?Tech companies are cleaning up their data centers and building shiny new buildings that sip water and energy. But are these companies really as green as they claim to be? How do we know they aren’t just greenwashing? Many tech and industrial companies have issued statements in support of the ...
    Where:  San Francisco Cost:  $20 General, $15 Members, $7 Students
  • Neuroscience and the Great Questions
    Neuroscience has built a case for addressing many of the Great Questions (You & Me, Animals & People, Free Will & Determinism, Nature & Nurture, Art & Science, Life & Death) as interdependent feedback loops. In this presentation, Dr. Stephens will discard the old left brain as accountant / right ...
    Where:  Berkeley Cost:  Free
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