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Today's events (April 20)

 

■ Lecture: 'Our Explosive Sun'

Tonight (April 20) at 7 p.m., astronomer Thomas Berger will give a free, illustrated talk called "Our Explosive Sun: New Views of the Nearest Star & The Largest Explosions in the Solar System." The lecture, which is billed as non-technical, will be in Smithwick Theatre at Foothill College, 12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills. Berger is an astrophysicist at the Lockheed Martin Solar & Astrophysics Laboratory in Palo Alto, and designs telescopes to view the sun's outer atmosphere and magnetic fields. Parking for the event is $2. Call 650-949-7888 or go to foothill.edu.

■ Author: Wendy Kopp

Teach for America founder Wendy Kopp gives a free talk tonight (April 20) at 5 p.m. on her new book, "A Chance to Make History." The event is in the Bechtel Conference Center, Encina Hall, 616 Serra St., Stanford University. Call 650-724-2654 or go to events.stanford.edu.

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