■ Lecture: 'Complex Oxides: A New Playground for Physics and Technology'
Andrew MacKenzie of the University of St. Andrews, Scotland, will give a physics colloquium today (Jan. 4) entitled, "Complex Oxides: A New Playground for Physics and Technology" at 4:15 p.m. at Hewlett Teaching Center, Room 201, 370 Serra Mall, Stanford. For more information, visit Stanford Events.
■ Exhibit: 'Sunflowers'
An exhibit featuring sun-themed work by local artists opens today (Jan. 4) from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Viewpoints Gallery, 315 State St., Los Altos. For more information, visit Viewpoints Gallery.