In 1960, the laser was known as “a solution looking for a problem.” Now we can hardly imagine life without them. Learn what’s special about laser light, how it’s made, and how it’s used in everything from DVD players to eye surgery to fusion energy research.
Reinvent your Thursday nights at After Dark. At Pairings, get a taste for the transformative roles of microbial communities with Rachel Dutton, who uses cheese as a model system for studying the formation of more complex microbial systems.
The San Francisco Electronic Music Festival features participants ranging from emerging artists to respected pioneers of the field. Join us for the festival’s opening night with sound artist Gen Ken Montgomery and the electro-percussion duo IMA.
Reinvent your Thursday nights at After Dark. Experience a fascinating array of unique, adult-only programs and events that change each week. Grab dinner by the Bay, play with hundreds of hands-on exhibits, crawl through our pitch-black Tactile Dome, sip cocktails, and explore.
The Sea Ranch Songs is a lush contemporary composition by composer Aleksandra Vrebalov performed by Kronos Quartet that features documented sounds from the coastal community, coupled with an evocative cinematic exploration by videographer Andrew Lyndon.
THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. Overflow viewing in the Phyllis C. Wattis Webcast Studio.