Down to a Science Lecture: Pond Scum to Power: Algae Fuel | Mission Dist.
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With environmental, economic, and political concerns about petroleum-based fuels at an all time high, biofuels is experiencing a huge boom, with the Bay Area at the center of that boom. With buzz falling on corn-based ethanol, the shift has been towards biodiesels. One of the hottest trends is toward algael based biofuels, even from big oil companies that are now putting tens and even hundreds of millions of dollars into algal biofuel research.
When: Monday, January 25th 7-9 PM
What: Pond Scum to Power: Algae Fuel
Where: Atlas Cafe, 3049 20th St @ Alabama St. in the Mission District
Who: Professor Kris Niyogi, Biologist, UC Berkeley
This event will be presented in conjunction with KQED QUEST. We’ll be showing QUEST’s video on Algae Power featuring Professor Niyogi to begin the evening.
Tags: Geek Event, Lecture, Mission District, Science
Categories: Lectures & Workshops, San Francisco