April 24, 2013 at 2:01 PM
Noted scientists lined up for Seattle Science Festival in June
Noted physicists who explore the boundaries of space and time, and climate-change experts who’ve studied what’s ahead for planet Earth, will bookend the 11-day Seattle Science Festival beginning June 6.
The event, in its second year, is organized by the Pacific Science Center in conjunction with cultural, educational, research and business organizations
Brian Greene, theoretical physicist and author of the best-selling “The Elegant Universe,” will speak at an opening-night event at the Paramount Theatre. That program will also include presentations by physicist/authors Sean Carroll and Adam Frank.
A June 15 evening session on climate change, held at at Seattle Repertory Theatre, will include Richard Alley, professor at Pennsylvania State University, Kevin Trenberth of the National Center for Atmospheric Research, and Andrew Revkin, award-winning journalist
Information on tickets to those events can be found at www.seattlesciencefestival.org.
Other programs during the festival will be aimed at making science accessible to a variety of audiences.
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