Tag: "california academy of sciences"
Southern sea otters are local icons, gracing a plethora of souvenirs, murals and postcards throughout central and northern California. With a face like that, it’s easy to see why. But sea otters themselves are not so plentiful. In honor of Sea Otter Awareness Week at the end of September, take a closer look at what’s behind that furry façade.
What are earthquakes? Gain a new perspective on these powerful phenomena with an e-book and iTunes U course co-produced by the California Academy of Sciences and KQED.
In the spirit of World Oceans Day last week, I decided to research vacation ideas that offer a chance to actually help out the ocean. The goal was to seek out personal ocean interactions that support conservation efforts either directly or at least financially. String a few of these Bay Area activities together, and you've got yourself an ocean-friendly staycation.
So to celebrate the return of the great white sharks the the Farallon Islands and the opening of the new Farallones exhibit at Cal Academy, QUEST presents “The Great White Shark Song: Live at the Farallones!” by Andy Brandy Casagrande IV.
Post on Sep 16, 2010 by Chris Bauer
A Bay Area researcher found evidence that an ancient human ancestor was using stone tools nearly a million years earlier than previously documented.
Post on Aug 11, 2010 by Sheraz Sadiq
Black History Month is a remembrance of important people and events in the history of the African-Americans and takes place February of each year.
Post on Feb 18, 2010 by Cat
I love researching and I always have. In high school, the librarians knew me by name because I spent more time with books than peers. In college, I would pick paper topics specifically to gain access to the Bancroft rare books library at Cal. In school, it was easy to fuel my nerdy interests and get lost into a battle of wits amongst friends but in adulthood, I have had to search for like-minded people and events. Below is my list of favorites intellectual haunts in the city.
Post on Dec 10, 2009 by Cat
Lively discussion and science books, it's a good combination.
Post on May 22, 2009 by Kishore Hari