Dr. Mark Moffett on Ant Architecture

Tuesday, July 19, 2011 @ 1:30pm

Event Info

Admission

FREE

Venue

Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

2430 North Cannon Drive

Chicago, 

IL 

60614

Presenter

Mark Moffett's newest book, Adventures Among Ants, features his adventures around the world with marauder, army, weaver, slavery, leafcutter, and invasive ants, and includes detailed science about the parallels between ant societies and human bodies, minds, and societies. As a Harvard graduate who studied under acclaimed conservationist Edward O. Wilson, Mark remains active in science, with over 80 peer-reviewed publications. He has penned more than 20 articles for National Geographic Magazine, which has featured nearly 500 of his images. You may recognize Mark from appearances on Conan O’Brien, the Colbert Report, and NPR. RSVP to adultprograms@naturemuseum.org or call 773-755-5100, ext. 5028.