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May 14: 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 “Global Warming Demystified” on Monday, May 14, at 7 p.m. in UCLA’s Mathematical Sciences Building, room 4000A.

Bennett is the author of popular college textbooks in astronomy, mathematics, statistics and astrobiology. His books include “A Global Warming Primer.” The event is free to the public.

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 recipient of the Joseph Weber Award from the American Astronomical Society.

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