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February 2018

Solar Eclipse Extravaganza, Part II

February 9 @ 7:30 pm
Peninsula Astronomical Society, Foothill College Room 5015
Los Altos Hills, CA 94022 United States
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$3

Talk by several Peninsula Astronomical Society members who traveled to view the 2017 Great American Eclipse.

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SWOOP – Drone Racing & Raptors in Flight (First Weekend of 2 Weekend Event)

February 10 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
CuriOdyssey, 1561 Coyote Point Dr.
San Mateo, CA 94401 USA
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$9.50 - $12.50

CuriOdyssey extraordinary exhibition, SWOOP - A Celebration of Flight, opens on the evening of February 9 and runs for two weekends, February 10-11 and February 17-19, 2018.  This unique avian and aeronautical festival will thrill curious kids and families with exciting indoor drone races and nature aerial experts, live raptors, up close and soaring overhead. Watch drones dodge and dart as they race at dizzying speeds through a four-level obstacle course in CuriOdyssey enormous Redwood Hall.  Talk with experienced drone pilots…

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Fixit Clinic CCLV (255) Castro Valley Library

February 10 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Castro Valley Library, 3600 Norbridge Ave
Castro Valley, CA 94546 USA
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Free

Fixit Clinic CCLV (255) Castro Valley LibraryFixit Coaches will be training in residence at the Castro Valley Library and available for consultation on your broken items.Celebrating repair by conveying basic troubleshooting skills, Fixit Clinics are do-it-together hands-on STEM-oriented fix-n-learn community-based exploration and discovery workshops staffed by volunteer Fixit Coaches who generously share their time, tools and expertise to consult with you on the disassembly, troubleshooting, and repair of your item. So bring your broken, non-functioning things -- electronic gadgets, appliances,…

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Trekking the Model

February 10 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Free

Join a ranger-guided tour of the Bay Model, a 1.5-acre hydraulic model of the San Francisco Bay and Delta. Discover the stories of the two major operations that took place at this location between 1942 - 2000.

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Twilight Marsh Walk

February 10 @ 4:30 pm - 6:15 pm
Don Edwards Refuge Headquarters & Visitors Center, 2 Marshlands Road
Freemont, CA 94555 United States
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Free

Experience the salt marsh at twilight on an easy stroll along Tidelands (1 1/3 mile) Trail. At the setting of the sun we will observe the beginning of nature night shift. Come discover the sights, sounds, and smells of the refuge as night descends. Not suitable for young children. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. Register at http://donedwardstwilight.eventbrite.com or call 510-792-0222 ext. 363. Led by Mary and Gene Bobik.

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Science on the Screen: ‘Wall-E’

February 10 @ 6:00 pm
Jewish Community Center, 3200 California Street
San Francisco, CA 94118 USA
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$10 - $18

Curious about robotics? Science on the Screen creatively pairs cutting-edge science presented by leading science and technology experts with classic science fiction films. The series reveals the science of everyday living, explores where science and art connect, and inspires students to explore the fields of science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM). Ken Goldberg - artist, writer, inventor and UC Berkeley Professor of Robotics, Automation and New Media - explains the science and robotics behind the beloved Pixar film WALL·E…

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SWOOP – Drone Racing & Raptors in Flight (First Weekend of 2 Weekend Event)

February 11 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
CuriOdyssey, 1561 Coyote Point Dr.
San Mateo, CA 94401 USA
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$9.50 - $12.50

CuriOdyssey extraordinary exhibition, SWOOP - A Celebration of Flight, opens on the evening of February 9 and runs for two weekends, February 10-11 and February 17-19, 2018.  This unique avian and aeronautical festival will thrill curious kids and families with exciting indoor drone races and nature aerial experts, live raptors, up close and soaring overhead. Watch drones dodge and dart as they race at dizzying speeds through a four-level obstacle course in CuriOdyssey enormous Redwood Hall.  Talk with experienced drone pilots…

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Randall Museum Grand Reopening Family Festival

February 11 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Randall Museum, 199 Museum Way
San Francisco, CA 94114 United States
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Free

Celebrate the grand reopening of the Randall Museum, a one-of-a-kind art and science education center. All three floors of the Corona Heights facility have been revitalized, reimagined, and refreshed. Explore the Randall state-of-the-art STEM lab, the new geology/seismology exhibit, and the habitat-based live animal enclosures. Discover what new in the expanded science lab, ceramics studios, and the first floor lobby exhibit. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will begin at 10 am, followed by a special family festival with free art and science…

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Darwin Day Bagel Brunch

February 11 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Albany Community Center, 1249 Marin Ave
Albany, CA 94706 United States
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$10

Join us for a delicious all-you-can-eat bagel brunch, with a talk by guest speaker Dr. Jeffrey Silverman on "Exploding Stars, Dark Energy, and the Runaway Universe." Some of the most energetic and fascinating objects in the Universe are exploding stars known as supernova. Observations of distant supernova provided the first evidence that the expansion of the Universe is speeding up with time, rather than slowing down. This wholly unexpected phenomenon is likely due to a repulsive "dark energy" and has…

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CRISPR, A New Genetic Engineering Technology: Promises and Perils

February 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
First Unitarian Universalist Church and Center, 1187 Franklin Street
San Francisco, CA 94109 United States
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The lecture is free.

Annual Darwin Day CelebrationGenetic engineering technologies, prior to CRISPR, were expensive and time-consuming.  CRISPR has resulted in the ability to precisely edit the genome of nearly any organism, and consequently, has revolutionized biology, medicine, and agriculture. From curing deadly genetic disorders to engineering drought-resistant plants, CRISPR genome editing technology will reshape modern medicine and equip us with tools to cope with a changing planet. Dr. Kevin Doxzen will unravel this groundbreaking technology and outline pressing questions that society is now forced to…

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People and Robots Seminar

February 12 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley Room 242
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
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Free

Speaker: Abhishek Halder, UC Santa Cruz

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Gravitational wave tests of Dark Energy and gravity

February 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Varian Physics Building, 382 Via Pueblo Mall Room 355
Stanford, CA 94305 United States
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Free

Speaker: Miguel Zumalacarregui, UC Berkeley 

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Fire Ecology

February 13 @ 12:05 pm - 12:55 pm
Sonoma State University – Biology Colloquium, 1801 E Cotati Ave Darwin Hall, Room 103
Rohnert Park, CA 94928 United States
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Free

Speaker: Dr. Sasha Berleman, Audobon Canyon Ranch

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Power Shift: The End of Gasoline Cars?

February 13 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Commonwealth Club, 555 Post St
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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$7 - $20

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 to the metal on bringing electric cars to market. With Detroit embracing plug-in cars, electric utilities sense an opportunity to grow their business as the age of oil sunsets. The…

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The Human Heart

February 13 @ 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Fremont Main Library, 2400 Stevenson Blvd
Fremont, CA 94538 United States
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Free (RSVP required)

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

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Insider Secrets of a Robotics & Consumer Electronics Design Consultancy

February 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
IEEE Santa Clara Valley Consumer Electronics, NVIDIA 2800 Scott Blvd, Bldg R
Sana Clara, CA 95050 United States
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A small robot flashes lights while scurrying across a carpet while it 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 latest project. Dude, make sure that sensor wont blow up on us. It just another day at OLogic, Inc., a Santa Clara embedded systems research and development company with a focus on robotic applications and technologies.Along with…

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CONSCIOUSNESS & CREATIVITY: The Power of Meditation – SOLD OUT

February 13 @ 7:30 pm
Nourse Theater, 275 Hayes St
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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City 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 meditation is an effective way to manage and respond to stress, a practice he describes in his new book, Strength in Stillness: The Power of Transcendental Meditation. In 2005, Roth and David Lynch started…

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The Universe Continues to Reveal Surprises

February 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Over 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 a runaway acceleration. We do not yet have a complete picture of this unexpected universe. Some discrepancies may be hinting at new discoveries to come. New giant telescopes planned for…

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Astronomy on Tap San Francisco

February 13 @ 7:30 pm

Love 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 News, trivia and prizes! Well be featuring speakers from the Fermi Mission, as well as giveaways from our friends at Universe Sandbox! Doors open at 6:30 and the event starts…

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CITRIS Research Exchange

February 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
CITRIS at UC Berkeley, Sutardja Dai Hall Banatao Auditorium
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
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Free

Speaker: Kevin Healy, UC Berkeley

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