Silicon Valley Lecture Series
Videos of lectures (beginning with the February, 2013, lecture) are available on the SVAL YouTube channel.
April 18, 2018 at 7 pm
Dr. Michael Busch of the SETI Institute, on “Rubble Piles in the Sky: The Science, Exploration, and Danger of Near-Earth Asteroids”
May 15, 2018 at 7 pm
Dr. Alan Stern, Project Scientist for New Horizons, and Dr. David Grinspoon, author, on their new book “Chasing New Horizons: Inside the Epic First Mission to Pluto”. Book signing to follow.
Location for all lectures:
Smithwick Theatre at Foothill College
Foothill College is just off the El Monte Road exit from Freeway 280 in Los Altos.
The lecture is co-sponsored by:
- The Astronomical Society of the Pacific
- The SETI Institute
- NASA Ames Research Center
- The Foothill College Astronomy Program
We get large crowds for these talks, so we ask people to try to arrive a little bit early to find parking. The lecture is free, but there is a charge of $3 for parking on campus and exact change is appreciated.