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Science at Cal updates
We now have video available for Dr. Lawrence Kuznetz' February lecture. You can find videos of other Science at Cal Lectures on our video page. Our thanks to Berkeley Community Media for creating these videos for us.

Partner update: Please support our partner venues while we look forward to holding events again:

Cafe Leila is now open for take out with an updated menu from 9am-6pm.

Hip Hop Juice Box in Emeryville is open for curbside pickup of juice, food and drinks.
Why awe is such an important emotion
Prof. Dacher Keltner
Dacher Keltner, director of the Greater Good Science Center (GGSC) and professor at UC Berkeley, gives an overview of the young science of awe, from how it's expressed to its benefits for health and well-being.

An entertaining tour of our awesome universe
Prof. Alex Filippenko
Renowned astrophysicist Alex Filippenko offers a fast-paced, funny, and inspiring overview of the awe-inspiring power of space.
Decoding butterfly color
Aaron Pomerantz
How is butterfly color created? In this lecture,   PhD Candidate Aaron Pomerantz takes us on a journey through the Amazon rainforest, where interesting observations about butterfly color and patterns lead him to use imaging and genetics to decode butterfly color.

The Science of Awww
How your dog's nose knows so much - Deep Look

Dogs have a famously great sense of smell, but what makes their noses so much more powerful than ours? Prof. Lucia Jacobs' Lab is investigating the sophisticated equipment inside that squishy schnozz.

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