SPRING 2013Jan. 25 “Charles Darwin's Epic Journey”
Professor Jim Youngblom from CSU Stanislaus will explain the making of the genius that was Charles Darwin, including events that compelled him to develop a theory that shook the world.
Feb. 22 “Dinosaurs of California”
Professor Richard Hilton is Professor of Earth Science at Sierra College. He will discuss recent discoveries of dinosaurs (and other Mesozoic reptiles) right here in Califonia.
March 29 “The Search for Life on Mars”
Dr. Carol Stoker from NASA Ames Research Center will review how NASA’s Mars program is searching for life on Mars and what approach future missions might take.
April 19 “Discovery of the Higgs Boson Particle”
Jim Hetrick, Professor and Chair of Physics at University of the Pacific, will discuss the recent discovery of the Higgs-Boson particle, hailed as a major scientific achievement.