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Tuesday, 02/13/18
  • Gravitational wave tests of Dark Energy and gravitySpeaker: Miguel Zumalacarregui, UC Berkeley 
    Where:  Stanford Cost:  Free
  • Fire Ecology - CANCELEDSpeaker: Dr. Sasha Berleman, Audobon Canyon Ranch
    Where:  Rohnert Park Cost:  Free
  • Magic Angle Graphene: a New Platform for Strongly Correlated PhysicsApplied Physics/Physics ColoquiumSpeaker: Pablo Jarillo-Herrero, MIT
    Where:  Stanford Cost:  Free
  • Power Shift: The End of Gasoline Cars?Have gas cars peaked? Last year, Volvo announced it would stop making gas-only cars by 2019. Then, India, France and the United Kingdom said they will phase out cars that run on petroleum in the next couple of decades. When China moved in the same direction, automakers put the pedal ...
    Where:  San Francisco Cost:  $20 General, $12 Members, $7 Students
  • Carl Pope: Climate of HopeCarl Pope is a veteran leader in the environmental movement and spent nearly 20 years as the executive director of the Sierra Club. He offers an optimistic look at the challenges of climate change, the solutions that hold the greatest promise and the practical steps that are necessary to achieve ...
    Where:  Palo Alto Cost:  $25 General, $15 Members, $8 Students
  • The Human Heart The heart pumps blood through a system of veins and arteries to bring oxygen throughout our body.  What happens if the heart does not work right.  Learn about Rita Anselmo and her struggle with a broken heart.  Story:  A Broken Heart
    Where:  Fremont Cost:  Free (RSVP required)
  • Insider Secrets of a Robotics & Consumer Electronics Design ConsultancyA small robot flashes lights while scurrying across a carpet while it’s being tested for its ability to avoid obstacles such as walls and people. Laughter comes from the lab, with talk and banter about which replacement part to use in the company’s latest project. “Dude, make sure that sensor ...
    Where:  Milpitas Cost:  
  • Astronomy on Tap San FranciscoLove is in the air this time of year, but the folks at Astronomy on Tap SF are more concerned with the the neutrinos and gamma rays passing through the atmosphere! Come to DNA Lounge on Tuesday, February 13th for another night of talks from local scientists, Astronomy in the ...
    Where:  San Francisco Cost:  
  • CONSCIOUSNESS & CREATIVITY: The Power of Meditation - SOLD OUTCity Arts & Lectures Conversations on Science SeriesStress affects everyone, regardless of age, race, gender, and income, and many believe that stress levels have only increased in the modern world. Could meditation be an effective antidote to our anxieties? A teacher of Transcendental Meditation for over forty five years, Bob Roth believes ...
    Where:  San Francisco Cost:  
  • The Universe Continues to Reveal SurprisesOver the past few decades, astronomers have for the first time identified the major constituents of the universe. Unexpectedly, the universe hardly resembles what we thought only a couple of decades ago. The universe is filled with dark matter more abundant than ordinary matter and dark energy that is causing ...
    Where:  Stanford Cost:  No cost
  • Gina McCarthy - Environmental Expert, Former EPA Administrator, Professor
    Gina McCarthy is the former administrator for the United States Environmental Protection Agency under President Barack Obama and one of the leading national experts on environment and public health impacts of climate change. She has been advocating for strategies to protect the environment and public health for over thirty years. ...
    Where:  Mountain View Cost:  $40
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