Dr. Matt Bergren/Courtesy photo
How quantum dots help grow vegetables on Earth and in Space
Local startup, UbiQD, Inc. will present virtually during a live lecture and Q&A tonight with Chief of Product, Dr. Matt Bergren on the topic of “Space Veggies: How quantum dots help grow vegetables on Earth and in Space.” This is part of the programming lineup for Los Alamos ScienceFest 2020: Eyes On The Future, which kicked off on Tuesday, July 7 and runs through Sunday, July 12.
Those interested in tuning in should register for free in advance, via Zoom. A live Q&A with Dr. Bergren will follow the presentation.
Thursday, July 9
“Space Veggies: How quantum dots help grow vegetables on Earth and Space”
Later in the evening at 6:30 p.m. ScienceFest attendees can listen to a talk by Los Alamos National Laboratory Director Thom Mason: “From Trinity to Today: How Los Alamos National Laboratory employees innovate and protect our nation.”
Mason will explore the Laboratory’s innovations and projects, the ability of tech transfer to bring discoveries into the wider world, global STEM-related challenges and opportunities, and emerging areas for the Laboratory and its mission. No advance registration is needed, and the talk can be viewed from the event app and will also be posted on the ScienceFest website.
For more information about Los Alamos ScienceFest 2020, visit www.LosAlamosScienceFest.com, where you can find full schedule information and details for how to download the free desktop and mobile app to participate in virtual discussions and receive reminders about the activities happening for the rest of the week.