The Hall is proud to be part of UC Berkeley, one of the top public universities in the world. In honor of Homecoming weekend, take a moment to learn about two of our very own "Hall Bears" and how they exercise their passion for science through work at the Hall.
Lawrence Hall of Science Associate Director Craig Strang was a keynote speaker at the Fifth Biennial International Pacific Marine Educators in Tokyo, Japan last week. Craig reflects on his experience at this international conference, including his realizations about the state of marine life overseas.
From empowering students to explore their unique interests to designing the most affordable and robust stoves for women in Darfur, three incredible innovators presented their take on how research, experimentation, and making have changed and will continue to change the world for the better at the Seventh Warren William Chupp Distinguished Lecture.
The Lawrence Hall of Science is saddened to learn that Dr. Alan J. Friedman, the founding director of our astronomy and physics education program, passed away on May 4, 2014.
The sixth annual Pioneers in Engineering (PiE) Robotics Competition was held on April 26 and 27 at the Lawrence Hall of Science, bringing together students from UC Berkeley’s Pioneers in Engineering club and local East Bay and San Francisco high school students who share interests in science, technology, engineering, and math (or STEM).
The final bell rings, kids close their books with excitement, the sun shines brightly, and responsibilities vanish into the past. Summer is here and filled with fun, barbecues, and pool parties. The Hall is joining in on the fun with our Summer Fun Days events, which provide exciting activities that are educational at the same time.
On Saturday, April 19, the Lawrence Hall of Science will host a public Open Make: deBUG event. This event brings together local artists, scientists, engineers, and other "Makers" to share their tools, techniques, and ingenuity with guests through hands-on making activities.
While going through daily life, it is easy to take the planet we live on for granted. It’s simply there, and many people don’t appreciate it unless they’re watching a sunset from atop a mountain or dipping their toes in the lapping ocean.