Optimization, Ramps, Supernovae – Feb 3

Wonderfest Science Envoys are early-career researchers with special communication skills and aspirations. Following short talks on provocative modern science topics, these three Science Envoys will answer questions with insight and enthusiasm:

  • UC Berkeley industrial engineer and operations researcher Caleb Bugg on "Engineering in an Apocalyptic World"
  • Stanford Earth systems scientist Sami Li Chen on "Rapunzel, Rapunzel, Give Me Some Ramps"
  • UC Berkeley astrophysicist Abigail Polin on "Things that Go Boom in the Night: A Story of Type Ia Supernovae."
WHAT: Ask a Science Envoy: Optimization, Ramps, & Supernovae
WHO: Caleb Bugg, Sami Chen, Abigail Polin, Wonderfest Science Envoys
WHERE: Verdi Club Lounge, 2424 Mariposa Street, San Francisco, CA 94110 [https://www.verdiclub.net]
WHEN: 2020-02-03 — 8pm, Monday, Feb 3 (1.5 hrs)
Add to Calendar YYYY-MM-DD 2020-02-03 20:00 2020-02-03 21:30 Wonderfest, Ask a Science Envoy: Optimization, Ramps, & Supernovae Speaker: Caleb Bugg, Sami Chen, Abigail Polin, Wonderfest Science Envoys
Description:

Wonderfest Science Envoys are early-career researchers with special communication skills and aspirations. Following short talks on provocative modern science topics, these three Science Envoys will answer questions with insight and enthusiasm:

  • UC Berkeley industrial engineer and operations researcher Caleb Bugg on "Engineering in an Apocalyptic World"
  • Stanford Earth systems scientist Sami Li Chen on "Rapunzel, Rapunzel, Give Me Some Ramps"
  • UC Berkeley astrophysicist Abigail Polin on "Things that Go Boom in the Night: A Story of Type Ia Supernovae."
Location: Verdi Club Lounge, 2424 Mariposa Street, San Francisco, CA 94110
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