That's it for the year. Have a happy and safe summer. Watch this space for next year's program.

Recordings of 2013-2014 talks will be posted here sometime this summer.


The University of California's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) invites high school students and their classroom teachers to Nano-High, a series of Saturday morning lectures focused on the cutting-edge scientific issues of the day, from molecular medicine to nanoscience, from climate change to astrophysics, from solar energy to the math behind Sully, Remy and Buzz Lightyear. Our speakers are internationally renowned LBNL senior scientists, UC Berkeley Professors, and distinguished visiting scientists known not only for their scientific accomplishments in the subjects they will talk about, but also for their ability to talk to non-expert audiences. Nano-High talks are aimed at all high school students, from those already committed to careers in science, to those committed to poetry, history or philosophy, to those committed to figuring out what they want to do. No science background is required to understand these carefully crafted presentations. Nano-High attendees can also meet and talk with the speakers after the talks--and even have a photo-op.

Schedule for 2013-2014; All talks begin at 10:00 AM

Alison Gopnik
Professor of Psychology
Nov. 16, 2013 *Babies and Toddlers:
They are Smarter than We Are
*Talk wil be in the Valley Life Sciences Building, UC Berkeley, Room 2050
Susan Lynch
Professor of Medicine
Jan. 11, 2014 Your Microbiome: The New Frontier in Human Health
Brian Maroney
Chief Bridge Engineer, Caltrans Toll Bridge Seismic Retrofit Program
Feb. 1, 2014 Engineering the Bay Bridge: Earthquakes, Aesthetics, Community Consensus, and Bolts
Alex Pines
Professor of Chemistry
Mar. 1, 2014 MRI: Looking at Molecules and Structures Inside People and Other Opaque Objects
Mark Leslie
Founder, Chairman, and CEO Veritas Software; Lecturer of Management at Stanford Business School
March 29, 2014 So you want to be a Silicon Valley Entrepreneur: From the Laboratory to the Board Room
David Wagner
Professor of Computer Science
May 10, 2014 Computer Security: My Mother Hacked my Facebook Page

Special thanks to the National Science Foundation for additional support for the program.

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