Swiss and American universities initiate projects that collaborate with citizens, communities, government associations, and corporations. With the common goal to find solutions for location-specific problems arising from the Covid-19 pandemic, they come together to share their learnings and insights on working with different communities. This event connects the Swiss hackathon ...
Get an introductions into the extremely powerful theories of quantum mechanics and Einstein’s general relativity, and explain why the search to unify the two can ultimately lead to a single theory that describes the entire Universe.Registration required at weblink
A visual comparison of brain anatomy between humans and rodents. Get a microscopic view into brain structure and disease, presented by scientists from Denali Therapeutics.Registration required at weblink
We’ll discuss what to plant in San Francisco to feed our local ecosystem, including shallow rooted plants that thrive in pots.Registration required at weblink
Refuge Rails and Tales - LivestreamBehind the peaceful refuge and beautiful bay are many fascinating tales: the little rail vs. the big rail, the mouse with the mighty tail, the amazing mistake that led to the discovery of the bay, the marsh named after Chicago, how the bay was nearly destroyed (twice!), how three women ...
Learn about how a special kind of drawing-based cognitive training rapidly drives brain plasticity, enhances learning and memory across a variety of domains, including STEM education, and even blindness rehabilitation.Registration required at weblink
Join our live session featuring 3 scientists recruited from around the country to give short 10-15 minute, accessible public talks about Astronomy. 5-10 minutes of Q&A with the public following each talk.Registration required at weblink
The Lost Family explores the rapidly evolving phenomenon of home DNA testing, its implications for how we think about family and ourselves and its ramifications for American culture broadly.Registration required at weblink
Screening of a short film from iBiology on the Meselson-Stahl experiment, followed by a discussion of strategies for using video and storytelling to teach the process of science.Registration required at weblink
Join UCSF physicians Emily Silverman and Ashley McMullen for a conversation about The Nocturnists, a SF-based independent medical storytelling community, and its latest audio docu series, “Stories from a Pandemic” and “Black Voices in Healthcare”.Registration required at weblink
San Francisco City Star Party: CanceledCome join us for our monthly San Francisco City Star Party. SFAA members provide telescopes for your viewing pleasure.Be sure to check the SFAA website for the latest updates…bad weather or overcast skies will cancel!
The Drake Equation famously “quantifies our ignorance” regarding the number, N, of advanced civilizations in our galaxy. Even though planets are plentiful, and even though life may be a natural - even common - product of cosmic chemistry, we Earthlings may represent the solitary galactic civilization capable of interstellar communication. ...
Where: Cost: Free
Virtual Telescope Viewing - LivestreamJoin our resident astronomers on Facebook Live every Saturday evening live from Chabot’s Observation deck!Each week, our astronomers will guide us through spectacular night sky viewing through Nellie, Chabot‘s most powerful telescope. Weather permitting we will be able to view objects live through the telescopes and our astronomers will be ...
Register now for a special at-home screening of The Guardians, a documentary film by Ben Crosbie and Tessa Moran. The Guardians film explores the connection between the lives of monarch butterflies and the Indigenous people of Donaciano Ojeda, both depend on the same ancient fir forest for survival. Responsible with ...