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A Tale of a Tail: Bio-Inspired Terrestrial Robotics
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A Tale of a Tail: Bio-Inspired Terrestrial Robotics

What can engineers learn from lizards to design better robots? Find out at the next Cal Maritime Scholar event with Dr. Evan Chang-Siu, Engineering Technology, joined by discussant Dr. Nipoli Kamdar, International Business & Logistics. Dr. Chang-Siu will discuss the use of inertial appendages such as tails to improve the stability and maneuverability of animals … Continue reading

Putting Science to Work: Shaping Research to Solve Environmental Problems
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Putting Science to Work: Shaping Research to Solve Environmental Problems

Join us in ABS 101 on Tuesday, December 3, at 1100 for the next Cal Maritime Scholar event. In response to growing environmental problems, policy makers are calling for more “usable” scientific information. Usable science expands alternatives, clarifies choices, and enables policy makers to achieve desired outcomes. Yet the research community often produces science without … Continue reading

A Schrödinger Puzzle: The Fate of Quantum Superposition
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A Schrödinger Puzzle: The Fate of Quantum Superposition

Please join us for the first Cal Maritime Scholar event of the year on Tuesday, Oct. 22, at 11:00 in ABS 101. Dr. Cynthia Trevisan, Science and Math Department, will discuss experiments on X-ray photoionization of small molecules conducted at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. In a typical research project, physicists rarely need to confront … Continue reading

Sustainability Month Maker Day: DIY Driftwood Crafts
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Sustainability Month Maker Day: DIY Driftwood Crafts

Make your own arts and crafts out of driftwood! Turn castoffs into decorations! On Friday, April 19th from 1200-1400 (Rescheduled) Monday, April 22 from 3:00-5:00pm on the Quad, we’ll provide driftwood and other supplies for you to make picture frames, baskets, and any other artistic expression you can imagine. Celebrate Sustainability Month by making something with … Continue reading

Sustainability Month TED Talk: “To eliminate waste, we need to rediscover thrift”
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Sustainability Month TED Talk: “To eliminate waste, we need to rediscover thrift”

Join us in the Library Green Room on Wednesday, April 17th from 12:30-1:30 for a special Sustainability Month-themed TED Talk screening & discussion event. We will view a talk by Andrew Dent, “To eliminate waste, we need to rediscover thrift,” then discuss as a group. Discussion will be moderated by Bethany Johnson. The TED website … Continue reading