Book Talk "The Lightning Tamers" Exciting Electricity Wizards of the 1700s

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Book Talk "The Lightning Tamers" Exciting Electricity Wizards of the 1700s

Meet author Kathy Joseph as she takes you on a whirlwind tale of greed, rivalries, and electric kisses in the 1700s.

By Kathy Joseph ("Kathy Loves Physics" on YouTube)

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Starts on Sunday, April 2 · 4pm PDT


2266 California St 2266 California Street San Francisco, CA 94115

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  • 1 hour
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You never had so much fun learning about science! Kathy, author of The Lightning Tamers and host of the popular science YouTube channel "Kathy Loves Physics" will tell a tale about how electricity developed in the 1700s that you will have to see to believe.

There will be bad poetry, crazy electricity demonstrations, unbelievable true stories and real science with real depth. This is a talk for adults (and smart kids) of all backgrounds.

Kathy will be signing her book The Lightning Tamers live at the event. Books will be available for purchase after the talk, but you’d like to purchase a copy ahead of time, they can be purchased at your local bookstore or through Amazon:

About Kathy Joseph

Kathy Joseph splits her time between writing her next book, making documentary videos based on her books for her YouTube channel, "Kathy Loves Physics," and giving talks about the history of science. A physics educator, Kathy holds multiple advanced degrees in physics and engineering and lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. Her YouTube channel has over 130K subscribers and covers the little-known and fascinating stories covering physics, engineering, and science. Her work has been featured on KRON 4’s Live in the Bay!, Dave Jones's EEVblog: The Amp Hour Podcast, The American History Podcast, The Creative Classroom, Bear Radio and more.

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