Dr. Hecht is working on the history of images of scientists in the United States during the 20th century. This project examines the public personae of scientists – including Albert Einstein, Robert Oppenheimer, Rachel Carson, and Linus Pauling – who have become icons to large numbers of Americans.
This Fall Science Read is sponsored by Cornerstones of Science.
This event is free and does not require registration.
Date and time: Wednesday October 31, 12:00pm
Location: The Library’s Morrell Meeting Room
“It is a wholesome and necessary thing for us to turn again to the earth and in the contemplation of her beauties to know of wonder and humility.”
― Rachel Carson