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23
Jun

Richard Milner, Singing Darwin

“Men love to wonder, and that is the seed of science.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson Wonder, meticulously researched wonder may be the first thing that shines through any interview or performance by Richard …

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16
Jun

Ocean Energy

Peter Asmus, President of Pathfinder Communications, is a journalist, consultant, and author of Reaping the Wind: How Mechanical Wizards and Profiteers Helped Shape Our Energy Future, among other books. He is also …

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13
Jun

Farallones Web Cam

It’s a beautiful morning at the Farallones, where scientists are watching 300,000 nesting seabirds. We recommend the web cam at the California Academy of Sciences. We hope that future iterations of the …

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10
Jun

Energy and the Environment

The Commonwealth Club will be hosting a provocative discussion between the CEO of Chevron and the Executive Direct of The Sierra Club tonight. In Chevron + Sierra Club Drilling for Common Ground, …

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08
Jun

Drought-Inspired Farmers & Greywater Guerillas

We caught an interesting story this morning on the California Report about how farmers are adapting to drought conditions. Turns out water-stressed plants make delicious apples. Another piece on NPR’s Morning Edition …

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08
Jun

Curious about Undersea Robots? Sharks?

Scripps Institution of Oceanography at University of California San Diego launches its summer evening lecture series TONIGHT  with a lecture on undersea robots. Jules Jaffe, Scripps research oceanographer will speak on his …

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