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May 24, 2006   "The Cosmic Landscape:  String Theory and the Illusion of Intelligent Design",  Dr. Leonard Susskind, Professor of Physics, Stanford University;

      Randall Museum, San Francisco.

September 27th, 2005 , 7:30 pm     TITAN--Through the Eyes of Huygens:  A Quiet Little Place With a Nice Atmosphere

Chris McKay    Planetary scientist, Astrobiologist, Space Sciences Division of NASA/Ames Research Center

        Free and open to the public

         The Randall Museum, 199 Museum Way, San Francisco, CA 94114       

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October 8, 2005       Mt. Tam Astronomy Lecture series - Deep Impact - Preliminary results from the spacecraft

November 5-6, 2005         Wonderfest

This is a series of "debates" on varied topics of interest by notable people in their field, along with the Wonder Cup Challenge--a basic science challenge between teams of high school students. It is scheduled for two days, one at Berkeleyday, November 5th, 1-10pm, and the following day at Stanford, on Sunday the 6th from 10am to 5 pm.

Mid-December  2005    American Geophysical Union

MARK YOUR CALENDAR TODAY and plan to attend the AGU Fall Meeting! The 2005 AGU Fall Meeting is expected to draw a crowd of over 10,000 geophysicists from around the world and provides an opportunity for researchers, teachers, students, and consultants to present and review the latest issues affecting the Earth, the planets, and their environments in space. This meeting will cover topics in all areas of geophysical sciences.

Join your colleagues in San Francisco, one of the world's most romantic, cosmopolitan, and beautiful cities. Attend sessions, special lectures, and section and focus group events. Celebrate some of the most intriguing and innovative work of your peers during the Honors Evening.

January 16, 2005    Bay Area Volunteers Meeting

Our annual potluck to kick off the new year and celebrate 2004's accomplishments. Bring a dish and conversation. This year's potluck will be held in Menlo Park, from 11:00 - 3:00.

October 21-24, 2004    Touch Space History - Event Photos Here

This is one of the few exhibits that gives the public an opportunity to hold space-flown artifacts from the U.S., Russian & Soviet space programs. In addition, special guest appearances by astronauts have been tentatively scheduled.

July 16 - 25, 2004    Splashdown 04 - Event Photos Here

Astronauts will be on hand to help celebrate the 35th anniversary of Apollo 11.

July 21 - 24, 2004    AstroCon2004 - Event Photos Here

An historic conjunction of organizations that surround, serve, and support amateur astronomers.

May 16, 2004

Sally Ride Science Festival - Event Photos Here

Dr. Sally Ride, America's first woman astronaut, invites 5th - 8th grade girls and interested adults to Reach for the Stars at the Sally Ride Science Festival at the California State University, Sacramento on Sunday, May 16, from 11:30 am to 4:30 pm. 

April 15 - 16, 2004

Moon to Mars Commission

The President's Commission on Moon, Mars and Beyond will hold its fourth public hearing at the Galileo Academy of Science and Technology, 1150 Francisco Street, San Francisco, California, on April 15 and 16, 2004.



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