October 3 “Dark Matter and
the Runaway Universe”
Dr. Alex Filippenko from UC Berkeley is a
world-renowned expert on exploding stars, black holes, active galaxies, and
cosmology. NOTE: This special event will be in the
West Campus Mary Stuart Rogers Center
October 17 “ADHD: Models, Myths and Medication”
Dr. Lawrence Diller will discuss making decisions about ADHD diagnosis and
treatment for your child or yourself.
21 “Mineralogy of Mars”
Dr. David Blake of NASA developed the
Chemistry and Mineralogy instrument for the Mars Curiosity rover. He will
report on the mission.
December 5 “Modeling Modesto’s Groundwater”
Steven Phillips, Hydrologist with the US Geological Survey, will discuss a
new groundwater and surface-water model of the Modesto region.