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 »

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 »

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 »

Dec 7, 2018 – Exploring quantum materials and black holes

  with Arielle Little and Vinay Ramasesh This event has been postponed until Friday, December 7 Friday, December 7, 2018 at 6:30 PM at Scarlet City Espresso Bar The weird and wonderful world of Quantum Materials Some of the most notable achievements in the study of materials have led to technological breakthroughs which have shaped modern society; … Continue Reading »

Sept. 28 Grounds for Science – Lessons from fish teeth

Regeneration, replacement, and renewal: lessons from fish teeth with Alyssa Bormann Friday, September 28, 2018 at 6:30 PM at Scarlet City Espresso Bar When we lose our baby teeth, they are typically replaced with our permanent adult teeth. But what happens when we lose our permanent teeth? Why are they not replaced again? In non-mammalian vertebrates, like … Continue Reading »

August 31st, 2018 – Galaxy Clusters and Black Holes

  with Nicholas Huang and Fatima Abdurrahman Friday, August 31, 2018 at 6:30 PM at Scarlet City Espresso Bar Searching for Galaxy Clusters from the South Pole Galaxy clusters are made up of hundreds of galaxies, held together by the force of gravity. Nicholas will describe how scientists are using powerful telescopes in chilly places (i.e., the South … Continue Reading »