The Bay Area Science Festival gets underway with this celebration of science, technology, engineering and math, with experiments, hands-on activities, games, exhibits, lectures, and more. Highlights include: Chemistry Magic Show; Robots in Action; Geophysical Exploration; Fossil Casting; Mathematical Puzzles; Statistics Fun House; Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s Fun with Science Program, and more! Dr. David Dearborn, scientist at Lawrence Livermore Lab, talks on “Avoiding Armageddon: Diverting Asteroids with Nuclear Explosives,” taking a look at the asteroid impact threat to earth and the development of the ability to divert such objects through nuclear explosives.
Official Website: http://www.bayareascience.org
Added by droby on October 24, 2011