Maggie Koerth-Baker will give the Spring 2012 Berkeley Science Review seminar on Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at 6 pm in 106 Stanley Hall. Her lecture is entitled “ Putting the Fun Back in Infrastructure: The Electric System and the Future of Energy.” If you plan to attend, please RSVP on Facebook or here.
Koerth-Baker is the Science Editor of Boing Boing, one of the most-read blogs in the US. Boing Boing is an award-winning group blog focusing on technology. Carl Zimmer has called Koerth-Baker, “one of the most innovative science writers at work today.” Maggie will be promoting her recently published book, Before the Lights Go Out: Conquering the Energy Crisis Before It Conquers Us.
Check out Maggie’s recent coverage of the AAAS meeting for Boing Boing. Maggie’s work has appeared in Discover, Popular Science, New Scientist, Scientific American, and National Geographic News. She is also the authof of Be Amazing, a book writted with the publishers of Mental Floss. Catch up with Maggie on Twitter, Google+, and Facebook.
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