Talk: 'Exploding Stars, Dark Energy and the End of the Universe'
U.C. Berkeley's Dr. Brad Tucker will give a free talk on "Exploding Stars, Dark Energy and the End of the Universe" as part of the monthly meeting of the Peninsula Astronomical Society (the event is open to the public). The talk is at 7:30 p.m. tday, Sept. 13, in Room 5015 at Foothill College, 12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills. If the weather allows, the college's observatory will be open to the public from 9 to 11 p.m. afterward. Go to pastro.org.
The 14-piece, San Francisco-based Michael Jackson tribute band Foreverland will give a free concert at 6 p.m. today, Sept. 13, on Courthouse Square in downtown Redwood City. The show is part of the weekly series that continues through Sept. 27. Go to redwoodcity.org.