Tuesday Nov 19
Ukiah Blog Live
Are we cooperative or competitive?
Darwin's publication of On the Origin of Species sparked major battles. The most famous may have been between science and religion, but there were disputes within science as well.
Located at the remote edge of Death Valley, just off the gigantic China Lake Naval Air Weapons Station , it's yet another mining town well past its heyday of 3500 inhabitants, now counting barely 35. Having visited a couple of similar near-ghost towns in the area, and having been strangely attracted to them , I was immediately drawn in.
Jarring Sounds presents a program of transcriptions and arrangements
Last night at St. Mark's Lutheran Church, the Jarring Sounds duo of mezzo Danielle Reutter-Harrah and guitarist/lutenist Adam Cockerham gave the San Francisco performance of a new program they prepared entitled Evolution Through Transcription: Transcriptions and arrangements for Voice & Plucked Strings .
Using genetic algorithms to discover new nanostructured materials
"Our framework can help speed up the materials discovery process," says Venkatasubramanian, Samuel Ruben-Peter G. Viele Professor of Engineering, and co-author of the paper.