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Connections Lecture -March 27, 2019 - ACHS 304 - Sam Kean

Lecture Series Core Connections Lectures

Connections Lecture Series: March 27, 2019 - 12:30 p.m. in ACHS 304 - Lecture

Title: “Spoons and Thumbs: Funny, spooky, poignant, and completely true science stories.”

Summary: “Join national bestselling author Sam Kean as he spins a selection of funny, spooky, poignant, and completely true science stories from several of his award-winning books. Topics covered include the joys of the periodic, the perils and promise of the human genome, and the enduring mysteries of neuroscience, as well as Sam's path as a science writer. Book sales and signing to follow.”

Bio: Sam Kean is the New York Times bestselling author of Caesar’s Last Breath, The Dueling Neurosurgeons, The Disappearing Spoon, and The Violinist’s Thumb. His stories have appeared in The Best American Nature and Science Writing, The New Yorker, The Atlantic Monthly, The New York Times Magazine, and Slate, and his work has been featured on NPR’s “Radiolab,” “Science Friday,” “All Things Considered,” and “Fresh Air.”

12:30 PM

Biddeford Campus

Free and open to the public