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Berkeley Lab Brings Popular Science Back to Formula

Posted By Evante Garza-Licudine On Feb 3, 2010 @ 4:48 pm In Arts,Sci/Tech | Comments Disabled

There is a nonzero probability that Dr. Manhattan will not appear at the event.

Have you ever sat in a theater watching some movie, only to scoff at the screen and think “that’s not even scientifically possible! … I think.” Lucky you, because science is here to think so that you don’t have to!

Consider going to “Hollywood Science Meets Berkeley Lab [1],” an event billed as a free-admission double feature tomorrowWednesday, Feb. 3 and FridayThursday, Feb. 4.

The first part taking place on Thursday Wednesday goes from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Berkeley Rep. Topics include how scientists are depicted on the big screen [2] and how crazy surprise plot twisties sometimes rely on bastardized science.

The second part on Friday Thursday goes from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Goldman Theater, where the Berkeley Lab is launching a Science Café series. It will feature “an informal interview of SyFy TV’s Eureka co-creator, Jaime Paglia,” with an hour where the conversation will be “audience driven” (read: hour of Q&A).

Image Source: moneyworksillustration [3] under Creative Commons
Berkeley Lab Goes Hollywood [LBL [1]]


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[1] Hollywood Science Meets Berkeley Lab: http://www.lbl.gov/LBL-PID/fobl/

[2] depicted on the big screen: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VcTzMM0fwZo

[3] moneyworksillustration: http://www.flickr.com/photos/davemott/4270662732/

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