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The Road to Europa

June 9th, 2014 · Comments Off

Wonderfest and SF in SF present The Road to Europa Europa Report following with discussion with Dr. Chris McKay Monday June 30 Dinner, a movie, and discussion Event begins at 7PM – General seating “Europa Report” is, scientifically and dramatically, one of the best science fiction films to come along in years. According to Popular […]

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Tags: Movies · Science · Wonderfest

International Space University

August 3rd, 2009 · Comments Off

Wednesday, August 5 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM – Reception follows at 9:30 PM 2009 International Space University (ISU) Space Studies Program The Gerald Soffen Memorial Panel – What’s Next For Mars Exploration? Building on the groundbreaking work of the late Gerry Soffen during the Viking missions to Mars in the mid-1970s, this panel will […]

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Tags: Aug09 · Science

May Ask A Scientist

May 9th, 2009 · Comments Off

Tuesday, May 12, 7:00 PM Ask A Scientist! Presents “The Science of CG Animation” with the DreamWorks dream team. To those of us who grew up watching Popeye and The Flintstones, animation seemed like a pretty simple concept. You could even make your own respectable frame-by-frame cartoon with nothing but a notepad and pencil. These […]

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Tags: May09 · Science

The Crowded Universe

March 7th, 2009 · Comments Off

Friday, March 13, 7:30 PM Berkeley Arts + Letters lecture Alan Boss – The Crowded Universe: The Search for Living Planets Renowned astrophysicist Alan Boss argues that, based on what we already know about planetary systems outside our solar system, we will discover abundant earths in the coming years, including many that are indisputably alive. […]

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Tags: Mar09 · Science

December Ask A Scientist

December 3rd, 2008 · Comments Off

Wednesday, December 3 – 7:00 PM Ask A Scientist! How Computers Look at Art Thanks to cutting edge advancements in computer science, questions and controversies in the study of art are now being answered in ways that were not previously possible. In short, how is computer image analysis changing our understanding of art? Come find […]

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Tags: Dec08 · Science

Other October Events

October 5th, 2008 · Comments Off

Not content with books, we have science, we have magic…

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Tags: Oct08 · Science

Ask a Scientist: How Computers Look at Art

September 5th, 2008 · Comments Off

The September Ask a Scientist event features David Stork: Chief Scientist of Ricoh Innovations, Consulting Professor of Statistics and Visiting Lecturer in Computer Science at Stanford University. Thanks to cutting edge advancements in computer science, questions and controversies in the study of art are now being answered in ways that were not previously possible. For […]

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Tags: Science · Sep08