Did you see this morning’s total lunar eclipse? Ira Serkes did and shot the beautiful photo above from the Berkeley hills at 6:00 am today. “Kudos to the inspired person in the parking area playing Sinatra’s ‘Fly Me To The Moon’,” he writes.
This weekend saw a veritable mushroom extravaganza in Berkeley, as the Lawrence Hall of Science hosted the 42nd Annual Fungus Fair. Over two days, no stone, log or root was left unturned in order to bring to the public’s attention the fascinating and abundant life of beautiful, tasty, inedible, and downright poisonous fungi.
By Robert A. Mills
By Belinda Lyons-Newman
Are you a secret geek? Or a science lover? Then the Lawrence Hall of Science’s “Geek Out”, happening tonight, may be the place for you.
You might wonder why you’d want to celebrate the laser, but the technology Charles Townes and his colleagues invented 50 years ago has brought us high-speed communications, DVDs, a host of medical innovations and barcode scanners.