Climate Change Solutions: Managing the Global Carbon Cycle Thursday, Sept 17th 12pm – 1:30pm Allegra Mayer PhD candidate Environmental Science, Policy & Management UC BerkeleyNancy Freitas MS/PhD student Energy and Resources Group UC Berkeley Soil has a large capacity for carbon storage, yet the global soil carbon pool has degraded over many centuries. How can … Continue Reading »

Energy Storage Solutions for a Clean Energy Future Thursday, August 20th 12pm – 1:30pm Dr. Sean Lubner Research Scientist & Seaborg Fellow Energy Technologies Area Berkeley LabDr. Lilia Xie Postdoctoral Scholar, Bediako Lab Department of Chemistry UC Berkeley Every year the U.S. consumes one fifth of the world’s energy, or the energetic equivalent of 1 … Continue Reading »

A Changing Landscape: Wildfire Dynamics in California Thursday, July 23rd 12pm – 1:30pm Dr. Fadji Zaouna Maina Postdoctoral Researcher Berkeley LabKatya Rakhmatulina PhD Candidate, Environmental Engineering UC Berkeley In recent years, wildfires in the western United States have occurred with increasing frequency and scale, in part due to prolonged periods of drought, elevated temperatures, and … Continue Reading »

Grounds for Science – Bridging the Gap

Bridging the Gap: Hip-Hop & Earth Science with Robin D. Lopez Friday, February 7, 2020 Doors at 6:30, Talk 7:00 PM at Hip Hop Juice Box 3960 Adeline St, Emeryville Science has enabled countless innovations and inspiring moments. However, the excitement of world-class scientific endeavors seldom extends beyond the walls of the ivory tower. Equal … 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 »

April 25th, 2019 – Science and Public Policy Duo!

  with Eric Lee and Vetri Velan Thursday, April 25th, 2019 at 6:30 PM Cafe Leila, 1724 San Pablo Ave. Berkeley, CA Note change in usual date and location! Cafe Leila specializes in fresh California Cuisine and artisanal tea drinks. BYOB (wine and beer) is welcome with purchase of menu item. Science’s role in policy, politics, and … Continue Reading »

Feb 16 Lecture – Is anybody out there?

Is Anybody Out There? with Dr. Dan Werthimer Saturday February 16, 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 Structure on Hearst and Gayley. Accessible spaces … Continue Reading »