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Monday, 11/27/17
  • Modeling Methane Hydrate across the Scales
    Methane hydrate is an ice-like substance abundantly present in deep ocean sediments and in the Arctic. Geoscientists recognize the tremendous importance of gas hydrate in the global carbon cycle and climate change, while reservoir engineers evaluate its potential as a possible energy source. For computational science the modeling of hydrate formation and ...
    Where:  Stanford Cost:  Free
  • Overinformativeness? Rationally Redundant ReferenceReferring is one of the most basic and prevalent uses of language. How do speakers choose from the wealth of referring expressions at their disposal?Rational theories of language use have come under attack for decades for not being able to account for the seemingly irrational overinformativeness ubiquitous in referring expressions. ...
    Where:  Stanford Cost:  Free
  • A string theory embedding of 3d Bosonization
    Spekaer: Andreas Karch, Washington University
    Where:  Stanford Cost:  Free
  • People and Robots Seminar - POSTPONEDSpeaker: Brian Gerkey, Open Source Robotics FoundationEditor's Note: This seminar has been postponed and will be rescheduled at a later date.
    Where:  Berkeley Cost:  Free
  • Clean Energy Finance Panel Panelists: Jeffrey Ball, Scholar-in-Residence, Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance; Lecturer, Stanford Law SchoolSoh Young In, Doctoral Candidate in Civil and Environmental EngineeringDan Reicher, Executive Director, Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance; Professor of Practice, Stanford Law SchoolModerator: Alicia Seiger, Deputy Director, Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and ...
    Where:  Stanford Cost:  Free
  • Nerd Nite East Bay: Pilgrims, Shipping Cranes, Urban WineThanksgiving Sinners: True Stories of the Appalling Pilgrims This November, get your understand of the Pilgrim journey to Plymouth rocked. With a well-known origin story that turns out to be mostly false, the Pilgrims set sail with a cargo hold full of heresy, sedition and hanky panky, took a ...
    Where:  Oakland Cost:  $8 Advance, $10 at door
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