Tag: "san francisco"
I spent a sunny Wednesday cruising through the city alongside a great San Francisco native on a bike tour facilitated by Streets of San Francisco (SoSF) – which is not anywhere near a normal activity for me.
Everyone loves San Francisco, but geologists love it for reasons others don't, such as its gigantic slickenside.
Post on Jul 07, 2011 by Andrew Alden
A little white shack with the red roof along Crissy Field holds a lot of history and houses vitally important scientific instruments.
Post on Dec 10, 2010 by Chris Bauer
Mapping of the underwater topography (called bathymetry) reveals landscapes fundamental to understanding the Bay Area's unique geology. The Golden Gate strait connects the San Francisco Bay to the open Pacific Ocean and is only one mile across.
Post on Oct 14, 2010 by Brian Romans
QUEST is pleased to announce a new original science video series, Science on the SPOT. Science on the SPOT goes behind the scenes at local San Francisco Bay Area labs, follows breaking discoveries, and gets you special access to obscure science locations and collections.
Post on Apr 07, 2010 by Craig Rosa
In celebration of the 25th anniversary, there are a veritable flock of interactive events and talks scheduled over the next month.
Post on Sep 10, 2009 by Kishore Hari
There are health systems around the country that actually have costs that are as much as 20 percent or 30 percent lower than the national average and have higher quality. What is it that they are doing differently from other systems?
Post on Aug 24, 2009 by Kishore Hari
Most Americans have room to cut their carbon *food*print by 25%. Not easily done, but luckily we have help in the Bay Area. Check out these 2 upcoming events.
Post on Aug 06, 2009 by Kishore Hari
A bed bug infestation in my apartment led to some careful internet research.
Post on Jul 22, 2009 by Cat
Lively discussion and science books, it's a good combination.
Post on May 22, 2009 by Kishore Hari
208 parties in 46 countries on eight continents celebrated Yuri Alexyevich Gagarin between April 6 and 12th of this year. Who is Yuri and why does he deserve such accolades?
Post on Apr 15, 2009 by Cat