Science journalism and imagination at Maseeh Hall.
Maggie Koerth-Baker, BoingBoing.net
Koerth-Baker is science editor for the popular blog Boingboing. Her new book on the future of American energy, Before the Lights Go Out, explores common misconceptions, covers green energy early adapters, and charts a new course for the future of U.S. energy. Join her at Maseeh Hall to hear how interacting with her lively readers has shaped her writing and how blogs are changing journalism forever.
Maseeh Hall at MIT
305 Memorial Dr
Nine professional artists and designers propose breathtaking public artworks exploring extreme weather. Two awards will be announced and presented to the artists. The first place award, of $2500, is meant to help further develop the winner's proposed project for installation at a public site.
JURY Dina Deitsch, deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum; Janet Echelman, Artist; Philip Hilts, MIT; Eric Howeler, Harvard; Louisa McCall, Artists in Context; Larry Pratt; Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute; Pablo Suarez, Red Cross; Zenovia Toloudi, MIT (Curator Eli Kintisch, MIT/Science)
Exhibit on display April 20-29; details at toextremes.org