Media advisory: 'Science On Saturday' lecture to explore shale gas

sos (Download Image) Lawrence Livermore's lecture series, "Science on Saturday," runs Feb. 7-28. The first lecture is about the “Shale Gas Revolution,” and will be presented by Lab scientist Roger Aines and teacher Dean Reese.

Who:  Lawrence Livermore scientist Roger Aines and Tracy High School teacher Dean Reese will present "Shale Gas Revolution," the kickoff lecture for the popular Science on Saturday series for students.

What: Aines and Reese will discuss how the new abundance of natural gas provides energy options for America, including clean electric power. They will explore the way shale gas and oil are created and produced, and the latest choices now available for generating energy.

When: Saturday, Feb. 7, Session I: 9:30 a.m.; Session II: 11:15 a.m.

Where: Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St., Livermore

Note: Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis; there is no pre-registration. Directions, maps and a complete list of lectures are available on the Web. Science on Saturday is presented by LLNL’s Science Education Program.