Physics of the Future
Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at 7:00 PM (EDT)
Physics of the Future
Wednesday, March 23; 7:00 p.m.
With Michio Kaku, PhD, theoretical physicist, bestselling author, and popularizer of science. This presentation is part of the ongoing Lowell Series on Physics.
An elevator to space? Robot surgeons? Contact lenses that give X-ray vision? In his new book Physics of the Future: How Science Will Shape Human Destiny and Our Daily Lives by the Year 2100, Michio Kaku shares a stunning vision of the future, based on interviews with more than 300 of the world's top scientists who are discovering new innovations in their labs everyday. Take an exhilarating and wondrous ride through the next 100 years of scientific revolution. Book signing to follow.
Advance registration for members begins March 2. Registration for the general public begins March 9.
More about this season of Adult Offerings at the Museum of Science:
This season, we rethink the world around us by examining our food system, the fundamentals of physics, and the nature of race in our society. In February we celebrate the opening of the renovated Charles Hayden Planetarium, now so technologically advanced that it transports visitors through the cosmos faster than the speed of light. venture with us into a new understanding of things great and small.
We are constantly adding to our seasonal lineup of special guest lectures, panel discussions, podcasts, social event, and more. To stay in touch with the latest Museum Happenings, visit mos.org/events.
The Museum takes a hands-on approach to science, engineering and technology, attracting about 1.5 million visitors a year via its programs and 700 interactive exhibits. Founded in 1830, the Museum was first to embrace all the sciences under one roof. Highlights include the Thomson Theater of Electricity, Charles Hayden Planetarium, Mugar Omni Theater, Gordon Current Science & Technology Center, 3-D Digital Cinema and Butterfly Garden. Reaching 25,000 teens a year worldwide via the Intel Computer Clubhouse Network, the Museum also leads a 10-year, $41 million National Science Foundation-funded Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network of science museums. The Museum’s “Science Is an Activity” exhibit plan has been awarded many NSF grants and influenced science centers worldwide. Its National Center for Technological Literacy® aims to enhance knowledge of engineering and technology for people of all ages and inspire the next generation of engineers, inventors, and scientists. The Museum is ranked #3 by Parents Magazine in its list of the country’s “Ten Best Science Centers. For more information, visit mos.org.
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