MAPS (Modesto Area Partners in Science)

MAPS presents free, informative and engaging community science programs.

Fall 2018 Schedule

7:30 pm*, MJC West Campus Sierra Hall 132

* December 7, 2018 Talk will be at 6 PM.

Friday, Sept, 28, 2018 – Professor Dan Kasen, Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy at University of California, Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL). “Colliding Black Holes, Exploding Stars, and the Cosmic Origin of the Elements.”


Friday, Oct, 26, 2018 – Holley Moyes (UCM) is an anthropological archaeologist who specializes in the archaeology of religion and in ancient Mesoamerican civilizations. Her interests are in how ideologies are created, maintained and changed over time and how they affect social processes and human decision-making.


Friday, Nov. 16, 2018 – Brandon Wood (center), LLNL, Laboratory Lead for the Hydrogen Storage Materials Advanced Research Consortium (HyMARC).


*Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, 6 pm – Sergei Samborski, CSUStan, The 1986 Chernobyl Meltdown and Consequences.



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