Lawrence Livermore's 'Science on Screen' brings neuroscience to the movies

March 12, 2019- 
Now in its fifth year, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) is once again partnering with The State Theatre in Modesto to bring "Science on Screen" to the theater two Saturdays a month in March and April. The 2019 theme is all about the brain. Science on Screen is a free educational program geared to middle, high school and college students that creatively pairs cutting-edge science...

Science On Screen pairs lecture on rabies epidemic with film, 'Contagion'

March 14, 2017- 
Who: The second installment in the Science on Screen series features Lawrence Livermore scientists Monica Borucki and Jonathan Allen, who will present "Reconstructing a Rabies Epidemic: Byte by Byte." This informative and entertaining lecture will explain how biologists and computer scientists used cutting-edge, ultra-deep sequencing technology to study the dynamics of a 2009 rabies outbreak...

'Science On Screen' series returns to Modesto

Feb. 10, 2017- 
LIVERMORE, California -- Now in its third year, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) is once again partnering with the State Theatre in Modesto to bring "Science on Screen" to the theater one Saturday a month from February through April.Science on Screen is a free, educational program geared to middle-, high-school and college students and creatively pairs cutting-edge science by...

'Science On Screen' pairs fusion lecture with the blockbuster film 'Star Trek Into Darkness'

March 11, 2016- 
WHO: The second installment in the Science on Screen series features Lawrence Livermore astrophysicist Tammy Ma, who will present "Harnessing Fusion: Creating a Sun on Earth." Ma will discuss her work at the National Ignition Facility, which houses the world’s largest and most powerful laser system. Ma’s lecture is appropriately paired with the feature-length film, "Star Trek Into Darkness,"...