Lisa Randall

Tuesday, November 1, 2011 @ 11:00am

Event Info

Admission

FREE

Venue

Chicago Public Library - Harold Washington Library Center

400 S. State St.

Chicago, 

IL 

60605

Presenter

Chicago Public Library
312-747-4300

This event will be recorded for WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified.

Lisa Randall, renowned Professor of Physics at Harvard University and one of today’s most influential and highly cited theoretical physicists, discusses and signs her new book, Knocking on Heaven's Door: How Physics and Scientific Thinking Illuminate the Universe and the Modern World. Randall examines how the latest developments in physics have the potential to radically revise our understanding of the world. Knocking on Heaven’s Door is an accessible overview of these developments and an impassioned argument for the significance of science.

This event is presented in partnership with the Illinois Science Council. Registration is REQUIRED. Please go to www.chicagopubliclibraryevents.eventbrite.com to register and for more details.