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Time Traveling with James Gleick

Monday, October 17, 2016 @ 6:00 pm

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James Gleick

International best-selling author and science historian James Gleick discusses his career, the state of science journalism, and his newest book Time Travel: A History, which delves into the evolution of time travel in literature and science and the thin line between pulp fiction and modern physics. This Communications Forum event will be moderated by author and physicist Alan Lightman, the first professor at MIT to receive a joint appointment in the sciences and the humanities.

Speakers

James Gleick, author of seven books, including Chaos, Genius, and Isaac Newton, all of which were finalists for the Pulitzer Prize

Moderator: Alan Lightman, Professor of the Practice of the Humanities at MIT and author of 15 books

Details

Date:
Monday, October 17, 2016
Time:
6:00 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

MIT Communications Forum
Email:
couch@mit.edu
Website:
https://commforum.mit.edu

Venue

MIT Building 2, Room 190
182 Memorial Drive
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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