The Alchemy of Us: How Technology Shaped Us
Wed, May 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Scientist and science writer, Ainissa Ramirez, Ph.D., discusses her new book The Alchemy of Us, which won the CT Book Award and was a finalist for the LA Times Book Prize. The book unfolds how simple inventions shaped society. Ramirez will illuminate how everyday objects around us had a hand in changing language, politics, and even our bodies.
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Dr. Ainissa Ramirez received her bachelor’s degree from Brown University and her doctorate from Stanford, both in materials science and engineering. She began her career as a scientist at Bell Laboratories in Murray Hill, New Jersey and later joined the faculty at Yale. She now focuses all of her energy as a “science evangelist” with a mission of making science understandable to audiences of all ages. She lives in New Haven.
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- Wed, May 17
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
- Event Categories:
- Adults, Authors, Technology
- The Westport Library
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