If you have ever been curious about elixirs of eternal life, fabled gateways to the underworld, the spells of witches that turn men into beasts or the oracles of ancient Greece, Matt Kaplan is your perfect armchair guide.

The Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination invites you to a talk by noted science journalist and writer,

MATT KAPLAN
Tuesday, November 10th // 6:30 pm
Kaplan's latest book is
"SCIENCE OF THE MAGICAL"
available October 27th, 2015.

Matt Kaplan is a science correspondent with The Economist and has contributed weekly articles to its science and technology section for a decade. He has also written for National Geographic, Nature, and The New York Times. When not chained to a desk in England, Kaplan travels the world exploring our most cherished myths and legends.

http://imagination.ucsd.edu/_wp/news/matt-kaplan-and-the-science-of-the-...

The UC San Diego bookstore will have copies of Science of the Magical for sale at the event and Matt Kaplan will sign his latest book at the end of the discussion.

Location: Atkinson Auditorium, first floor of Qualcomm Institute/Atkinson Hall,
UC San Diego, 9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, California 92093

Discussion begins at 6:30PM. Please RSVP here:
http://mattkaplan.eventbrite.com

The event is free and open to the public.

For additional information, contact info@imagination.ucsd.edu

Parking

Please buy a permit first at Hopkins Parking Structure.

Directions: to Atkinson Hall | to Hopkins Parking Structure

 

Related Links:

The Arthur C Clarke Center for Human Imagination
http://imagination.ucsd.edu/index.html

The Arthur C. Clarke Foundation
http://www.clarkefoundation.org/

Matt Kaplan
Science Correspondent
https://uk.linkedin.com/in/mhkaplan

Sheldon Brown
Director, UC San Diego The Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination
http://imagination.ucsd.edu/index.html#people
Professor, UC San Diego Department of Visual Arts
http://visarts.ucsd.edu/faculty/sheldon-brown
http://sheldon-brown.net

 

Image Credit:
Matt Kaplan. Photo by Tristan Homer.

 

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