Earth Day At The John Muir Historical Site in Martinez

battery recycle mole

Saturday, April 20th, 2024 – 10 AM to 4 PM Celebrating John Muir’s 186th Birthday And The 54rd Anniversary Of Earth Day Cal ACS will be there with hands-on chemistry, featuring the 2024 Earth Week theme, Get A Charge Out Of ChemistryRecárgate Con La Química The California Section will join numerous other community and educational organizations for…

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ACS Spring 2024 Registration Now Open!

ACS Spring 2024 memo

Register and join us from March 17 – 21 for ACS Spring 2024! We’ll be in-person in New Orleans, LA at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center or virtually across the globe. The theme, Many Flavors of Chemistry, will be at the core of programming for the hybrid event. The Schedule Overview is available for you to explore the overall meeting schedule. Check out…

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Thanksgiving COOKING Chemistry

Guy Crosby - the Milk Street Kitchen

Join certified food scientist Guy Crosby of Milk Street Kitchen as he shares his practical and scientifically proven recipes for the most challenging holiday staples. What You Will Learn: – How to prepare and cook a moist, flavorful turkey in the oven and the chemistry of safely frying your bird – How to make fantastic…

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Lincoln Elementary School STEAM Night

Hands-on Chemistry at Lincoln Elementary School on 16 Nov 2023

As reported by Charlie Gluchowski: The STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) outreach event on Thursday evening, November 16th at Lincoln Elementary School in Richmond was a great success. Bryan Balazs led the charge and warmed up the crowd of students and parents with several explosive, colorful and educational demonstrations. Then, participants spread out…

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Three quantum dot researchers awarded Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Moungi Bawendi, Louis Brus and Alexei Ekimov

Moungi Bawendi, Louis Brus and Alexei Ekimov share prize for research that added color to nanotechnology – Chemical & Engineering News The 2023 Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to three researchers “for the discovery and synthesis of quantum dots.” Moungi Bawendi of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Louis Brus of Columbia University, and…

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25th Annual ChemLuminary Awards Ceremony

25th ChemLuminary Awards

The 25th Annual ChemLuminary Awards ceremony was held at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis, Salon 8-9, on Tuesday, August 15. The celebration began with a poster session and reception, followed by the presentations of awards given by 22 committees of the Society, and event continued with a dance party until midnight. Sunny C. Tang, President of the AllPeopleBeHappy foundation,…

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The Physics And Chemistry Of The Atomic Nucleus

Heather Crawford

The atomic nucleus truly sits at the intersection of chemistry and physics. Dr. Heather Crawford will present the current state-of-the-art in nuclear science. The Facility for Rare Isotope Beams at LBNL is opening a new era for studies of the nucleus, advancing our understanding of nuclei across the Segre chart, and our knowledge of the…

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Cal ACS at the Solano Stroll

Solano Stroll 2023

The Solano Stroll is BACK! Come join the fun on Sunday, September 10th (10 AM to 5 PM), and please let us know if you can help out at the Cal ACS booth. Michael Cheng will be there to set up at 9 AM, and extra helpers will be welcome throughout the day.

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