The evening will begin with a lecture and slide presentation by UC Berkeley researcher Dan Werthimer. Then Paul Salazar, the Urban Astronomer, will lead the audience in a brief tour of the night sky. Finally, all attendees are invited to walk to a nearby site where the San Francisco Amateur Astronomers will make their telescopes available for public deep-sky observing.
If cloudy, lecture still happens. If raining, full event is cancelled. For weather info, call[masked].
TITLE: IS ANYBODY OUT THERE? The Search for ET with help from Eight Million Volunteers
SPEAKER: Dan Werthimer, principal investigator, SETI@home, UC Berkeley
WHEN: 7:30 PM, Saturday, November 2, 2013
WHERE: Cushing Memorial Amphitheater, Mount Tamalpais State Park
HOW: Presented as part of the Bay Area Science Festival, in cooperation with Mount Tamalpais State Park, Friends of Mount Tam, Mt. Tam Astronomy Program, San Francisco Amateur Astronomers, The Urban Astronomer
WHY: Because we’re curious creatures
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