■ Talk: 'The WISE view of the Solar System'
Joseph Masiero of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory will discuss "The WISE (Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer) view of the Solar System" today (Aug. 17) at noon at SETI Institute, 189 Bernardo Ave., Mountain View. For more information, visit SETI.
■ Author: Jafar Yaghoobi
Jafar Yaghoobi discusses "Let Us Water the Flowers: The Memoir of a Political Prisoner in Iran" today (Aug. 17) at 7 p.m. at Books Inc., 301 Castro St., Mountain View. For more information, visit Books Inc..