LIVERMORE, California — Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's (LLNL) popular "Science on Saturday” lecture series returns to Tracy this weekend, reprising two presentations that were featured earlier this year in Livermore that highlight “Marvelous Machines.”
The free one-hour presentations will be held on Sept. 22 and Oct. 6 at 10 a.m. at the Grand Theatre, located at 715 N. Central Ave. in Tracy. Each informative and entertaining lecture highlights cutting-edge science presented by leading Lab researchers who are joined by master high school science teachers. No pre-registration is required. Admittance is on a first-come, first-served basis.
The two-part series kicks off Saturday, Sept. 22, with “The Evolution of Computing Technologies: From Following Instructions to Listening,” by LLNL scientist Katherine Lewis and teacher Rodger Johnson of Monte Vista High School.
Saturday, Oct. 6, LLNL scientist Mike Malfatti and teacher Katherine Huang of Dougherty Valley High School will present, “Biomedical Accelerator Mass Spectrometry: Improving Human Health One Atom at a Time.”
The lectures are sponsored by LLNL's University Relations and Science Education Program and targeted to middle and high school students. For more information about Science on Saturday go to the web or contact albala1 [at] llnl.gov (Joanna Albala) at (925) 422-6803.