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Climate Modelling

Grounds for Science - Energy and Atmosphere: Planning for a safe future

Presentation | March 24 | 7-8:30 p.m. | Scarlet City Espresso Bar, http://www.scarletcityroasting.com/espresso-bar/


3960 Adeline Street, Emeryville, CA 94608

Alexis Shusterman; Chris Keckler

Science@Cal


Grounds for Science presents cutting-edge research from the graduate student community at UC Berkeley in a relaxed science cafe setting. This month features short talks by Alexis Shusterman and Chris Keckler, exploring the chemistry of climate science and the physics of safe nuclear reactors.

Climate Models Explained with Alexis Shusterman

From predicting future temperatures to re-creating pre-historic conditions, computational models are a huge part of how scientists investigate earth’s ever-changing climate. Come learn what drives these models, how they’ve evolved over time, and what researchers are doing to make them even better!

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Inherently safe nuclear reactors with Chris Keckler

It has been proven in full scale experiments that advanced nuclear reactor designs can be engineered so that they remain within all safety limitations during even the most extreme accident scenarios. Reactors which meet this criterion are termed “inherently safe”. This talk will explore the physics and engineering choices that go into an inherently safe design, and how these designs differ from current commercial power reactors. Furthermore, examples of inherently safe designs will be briefly outlined and discussed.


All Audiences, Alumni, Faculty, Friends of the University, General Public, Staff, Students - Graduate, Students - Prospective, Students - Undergraduate, Cal Parents

All Audiences, Alumni, Faculty, Friends of the University, General Public, Staff, Students - Graduate, Students - Prospective, Students - Undergraduate, Cal Parents

Food and drinks available for purchase


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