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.”

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.