Science Lecture February 15 – Moon landing night

The 4 P’s—how a simple plan took me to Mission Control on Moon Landing Night and can make your dreams come true, too with Dr. Lawrence Kuznetz Saturday February 15, 2020 at 11:00 AM 131 Campbell Hall, UC Berkeley Campbell Hall is on Upper campus. If coming by BART, allow 15-20 minutes to walk up … Continue Reading »

Jan 18 Lecture – The Hidden World of Vibrations

The Hidden world of vibrations with Dr. Damian O. Elias Saturday January 18, 2020 at 11:00 AM 100 Genetics and Plant Biology, UC Berkeley As humans, our appreciation of the natural world is tied to our senses and the sights, sounds, and smells we experience. Recent scientific research however has shown just how limited this … Continue Reading »

Dec 21 Lecture – Touch, Pain, Itch

How do you feel: Molecular & Cellular Mechanisms of Itch, Touch & Pain with Prof. Diana Bautista Saturday December 21, 2019 at 11:00 AM 100 Genetics and Plant Biology, UC Berkeley Humans rely on the sensations of itch, touch and pain for a broad range of essential behaviors. For example, acute pain acts as a warning … Continue Reading »

Dark Matter Day – Unraveling the Dark Matter Mystery

Unraveling the Dark Matter Mystery: In Theory and Experiment with Prof. Matt Pyle & Dr. Sinéad Griffin   Monday, November 4, 2019 at 6:30-8:00 PM 3 LeConte Hall, UC Berkeley Doors at 6pm for Science, cider and snacks! Join us for a conversation between a Theorist and an Experimentalist, both pursuing the search for Dark Matter. … Continue Reading »

Science Lecture October 19 – Exploring the local universe

Exploring the local universe with the Hubble and James Webb Space Telescopes with Prof. Dan Weisz Saturday October 19, 2019 at 11:00 AM 131 Campbell Hall, UC Berkeley Campbell Hall is on Upper campus. If coming by BART, allow 15-20 minutes to walk up the hill from our usual venues. Due to the homecoming football game, public parking … Continue Reading »

Sept 21 Lecture – Our Changing Atmosphere

Our Changing Atmosphere: Evidence that demands a verdict? with Prof. Jeffrey A. Reimer Saturday September 21 2019 at 11:00 AM 100 Genetics and Plant Biology, UC Berkeley Many people are aware of climate change only by way of public discourse and social media. Drawing on recent scientific papers organized for a course he teaches at Berkeley, Jeff … Continue Reading »

August 17 Lecture – Black Holes, Big and Small

Black Holes, Big and Small- A laser-guided adaptive optics view with Dr. Jessica Lu Saturday August 17, 2019 at 11:00 AM 131 Campbell Hall, UC Berkeley Campbell Hall is on Upper campus. If coming by BART, allow 15-20 minutes to walk up the hill from our usual venues. Nearby public parking is available in the Upper Hearst … Continue Reading »

July 20 Lecture – Seeing the unseen

To see the unseen  Overcoming the limitations of optics to visualize nano-structures, atoms and even magnetic fields with Dr. Ella Lachman Saturday July 20, 2019 at 11:00 AM 100 Genetics and Plant Biology, UC Berkeley The development of novel tools is of great importance to the advancement of science. New imaging methods in particular can bring a deeper understanding as we … Continue Reading »

Lecture June 15 – Mapping syntactic structure in the brain

Mapping syntactic structure in the brain with Dr. Lydia Majure Saturday June 15, 2019 at 11:00 AM 100 Genetics and Plant Biology, UC Berkeley We all remember learning sentence diagrams and part-of-speech in grade school, but are those the underlying representations of syntactic structure in the brain? Neuroimaging allows us to answer this and other questions … Continue Reading »