Author Event: Feynman, a graphic novel biography by Jim Ottaviani & Leland Myrick

Richard Feynman was one of the greatest minds of the twentieth century.  Author Jim Ottaviani and illustrator Leland Myrick tell the story through graphic novel biography of this Nobel-prize winning quantum physicist, adventurer, and musician beginning with grade school in Long Island to his work in quantum electrodynamics, the Manhattan Project, and as a member of the Commission that investigated the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster.  They also talk about Professor Feynman's passion for science and science education.  Be prepared to be inspired by Richard Feynman's exuberant life!  Discussion and refreshments follow the talk. 

When:
Monday, September 26, 2011. 5:30 PM.
Approximate duration of 1.5 hour(s).
Where:
Cecil H. Green Library, Information Center Classroom (room 166) (Map)
Audience:
Faculty/Staff
Alumni/Friends
General Public
Students
Tags:
Lecture / Reading
Sponsor:
Robert Schwarzwalder, Assoc. University Librarian, Science & Engineering Libraries, Stanford Libraries
Contact:
650-723-2017
konjevic@stanford.edu
Admission:

Free event.  No charge parking after 4 pm.  Enter SW portal side (facing Koret Plaza/red fountain) of Green Library.  Let portal monitor know attending event for entry.  Classroom is straight walk behind the information desk.

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