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Feb. 21: Astrophysicist to discuss global warming

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Astrophysicist and author Jeffrey Bennett, winner of the American Institute of Physics Science Communication Award, will discuss the science and consequences of global warming Tuesday, Feb. 21, at 7 p.m. in UCLA’s Physics and Astronomy Building, room 1-425.

Bennett, who has a Ph.D. in astrophysics, is the author of popular college textbooks in astronomy, mathematics, statistics and astrobiology. The event is free to the public.  Register to attend here.

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Jeffrey Bennett

His presentation is suitable for middle-school children and older, as well as adults, and draws from his book, “A Global Warming Primer.”

Bennett’s presentation is sponsored by UCLA’s Department of Physics and Astronomy. He will be introduced by professor Ian McLean, Director of UCLA's Infrared Laboratory and recent recipient of the Joseph Weber Award from the American Astronomical Society.

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