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Cédric Villani: The Living Art of Mathematics

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Mon, Apr 20 2015 - 6:30pm

Cédric Villani, Mathematician; Author, Birth of a Theorem
In conversation with David Eisenbud, Director, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute Read more »

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Juan Enriquez: Evolving Ourselves

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Thu, Apr 16 2015 - 6:00pm

Juan Enriquez, Co-Founder, Excel Venture Management; Co-author, Evolving Ourselves: How Unnatural Selection and Nonrandom Mutation Are Changing Life on Earth, Twitter: @EvolvingJuan
Paul Saffo, Futurist; Consulting Associate Professor, Stanford University, Twitter: @psaffo - Moderator Read more »

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John Hargrove: Beyond Blackfish

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Tue, Mar 31 2015 - 6:30pm

John Hargrove, Former Killer Whale Trainer; Star, Blackfish; Author, Beneath The Surface: Killer Whales, SeaWorld and The Truth Beyond Blackfish Read more »

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Deep Decarbonization of the United States

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Thu, Mar 26 2015 - 6:00pm

Jim Williams, Chief Scientist, Energy and Environmental Economics (E3) Read more »

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Weather Whiplash

Weather Whiplash
Tue, Mar 3 2015 - 12:00pm

Kathryn Sullivan, Administrator, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Louise Bedsworth, Deputy Director, California Governor's Office of Planning and Research

How can we make sense of all the wacky weather around the country? The American West is hot and dry and the East is seeing massive snowstorms and wicked cold temperatures. Scientists say that we should expect dry periods to get drier and wet periods to get wetter. As columnist Thomas Friedman says, global warming is really global weirding. Read more »

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Gary Wenk: Your Brain on Food

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Mon, Feb 23 2015 - 7:00pm

Gary Wenk, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology & Neuroscience & Molecular Virology, Immunology and Medical Genetics, Ohio State University and Medical Center; Author, Your Brain on Food: How Chemicals Control Your Thoughts and Feelings
Lisa Krieger, Science/Medicine Reporter, San Jose Mercury News - Moderator Read more »

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Healthy Aging: Lowering the Risk of Alzheimer's Disease

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Tue, Feb 3 2015 - 5:15pm

Patricia Renaut Spilman, M.S., Senior Scientist, Buck Institute Read more »

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NASA’s Kepler Mission: A Bounty of Planets Orbiting Distant Stars

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Thu, Jan 29 2015 - 6:00pm

Jack J. Lissauer, American Research Scientist, NASA's Ames Research Center; Co-Investigator, Kepler Mission Read more »

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Up the Ladder: Women Pursuing Careers in Science and Technology

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Mon, Nov 17 2014 - 6:00pm

Hilary K. Seligman, M.D., MAS, Associate Professor in Residence, Departments of Medicine and of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UCSF
Diane Wara, M.D., Professor of Pediatrics, UCSF
Eva Cole, Student, Holy Names High School, Oakland; Alumna, Girls Who Code
Sara Seims, Ph.D., Senior Fellow, Population and Reproductive Health Program, Packard Foundation – Moderator Read more »

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Eric Metaxas: Do you Believe in Miracles?

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Wed, Oct 29 2014 - 6:00pm

Eric Metaxas, Lecturer, King’s College; Author, Bonhoeffer and Miracles: What They Are, Why They Happen, and How They Can Change Your Life
In conversation with Scot Sherman, Executive Director, Newbigin House of Studies; Teaching Pastor, City Church Read more »

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