Understanding our Sun Saturday, October 24, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Our sun is, on average, 93 million miles away, and yet it is so powerful that you cannot look directly at it. What do we really know about this object at the center of our solar system? Science at Cal and The Lawrence Hall … Continue Reading »

Igniting Your Curiosity in Wildfires Thursday, October 22, 3:00 – 4:00 pm Have you ever experienced a thunderstorm? Do you know how fires burn? Spark an interest in fire safety and electricity with us! Science at Cal and The Lawrence Hall of Science have teamed up to create this virtual event featuring both UC Berkeley … Continue Reading »

    Carreras en Ciencias Miércoles, Octubre 21, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Por segundo año, el Consulado General de México en San Francisco, en alianza con Science at Cal de UC Berkeley, serán anfitriones del “Día de la Ciencia”, un evento que le da la oportunidad al público de habla hispana de interactuar con … Continue Reading »

The Unsolved Mystery of Dark Matter Thursday, Oct 15th 12pm – 1:30pm Vetri Velan PhD Candidate Department of Physics, UC BerkeleyDr. Sinéad Griffin Staff Scientist, Molecular Foundry, Materials Science Division Berkeley Lab Dark matter is one of the grandest unsolved mysteries in physics. What is it? What is it made of? How does it interact … Continue Reading »

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 »

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 »

Caminos de la Ciencia – ¡Ciencia Práctica! Hands-on Science!

¡Ciencia Práctica! Hands-on Science! 18 de enero, 1:00 – 3:00 pm Sucursal César E. Chávez, Biblioteca Pública de Oakland 3301 East 12th Street, Suite 271 Oakland, CA Cerca de Fruitvale BART / Close to Fruitvale BART Entrada Gratis / Free Admission Esta presentación será en español ¡Estudiantes y familias bienvenidos! Ciencia en Cal invita a científicos … Continue Reading »

Grounds for Science – The Dark Matter of Physics Rap

The Dark Matter of Physics Rap with Thomas Mittiga Friday, December 6, 2019 7:00 PM at Hip Hop Juice Box 3960 Adeline St, Emeryville Rap is the language of the youth. Science is a way to expand truth. As the Genius of the Wu Tang Clan, GZA’s plan is to band his two muses through his … 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 »

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 »