Explore Physics at UC Berkeley

April 29, 2022, 1:00 pm -
4:00 pm

Find out what it’s like to study physics at UC Berkeley, what the world of research looks like, what the most interesting breakthroughs in physics have been, and get a personal overview of the community at UC Berkeley. Physics students will explain some interesting physics concepts, from quarks and subatomic particles to the universe and the Big Bang, and will answer questions from the audience.

Be ready to meet professors, researchers, student organizations, and visit modern labs. Get inspired to become a scientist!

Please meet in front of the Physics Building (Physics North 366)

Note: This event has been rescheduled to Friday, April 29, 2022.

Venue / Location

UC Berkeley Physics Building
366 Physics North

COVID Information for this event

This Bay Area Science Festival event is an indoor and outdoor event that is following the county guidelines of Alameda County. Additional COVID requirements for this event include that masks are not required, but recommended.

We will be requiring attendees to show proof of vaccination.

Acceptable proof includes:

  • Vaccine Card (hard copy)
  • Vaccine Card (picture on mobile device)
  • Electronic Alternative (State website vaccination registry, QR code).

Please also note that the requirements might change before the event according to university mandates.

Event Hosts

The Society of Physics Students (SPS) is committed to making the physics community at UC Berkeley a balanced and safe environment, accessible to everyone, creating a place for people to thrive in STEM.

COVID Safety

The Bay Area Science Festival will manage all in-person events with the health, safety and well-being of our staff, volunteers, hosts, exhibitors, and guests in mind. In response to COVID-19, we will be implementing public health requirements for all event hosts and attendees in accordance with local and state guidelines in order to celebrate science safely throughout the Bay Area. 

The Bay Area Science Festival encourages you to get vaccinated, wear a mask and practice social distancing. Be sure to check back for updated and more detailed COVID safety information prior to attending.

Thank You for Supporting BASF

We strive to make all Bay Area Science Festival events free, when possible. To produce the Festival, we must annually raise hundreds of thousands of dollars. Every donation helps us make this important work possible.

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Thank you for your generous support of the Bay Area Science Festival! As part of UCSF, SEP is a 501(c)3 non-profit. All donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law. Please let us know if your company participates in a matching gift program so that we can extend the benefit of your generosity.