Andy Weir author of ‘The Martian’ to speak at Argonne
Through a partnership with Northern Illinois University’s STEM read program and Argonne Educational Programs, author Andy Weir, of “The Martian” and “Artemis,” will visit Argonne on Thursday, June 28, 2018. Weir will speak about his path to publishing and share how current STEM research influences his science fiction.
Three presentations, each directed to a specific audience, will be held throughout the day at the Building 402 APS Auditorium. Registration is required.
- “I’m Going to Science the S*** Out of This!”
Audience: Argonne interns
- “Sci-Fi to Sci-Fact: How Research Inspires Fiction”
Audience: Argonne staff
- “Future Telling: Imagining and Creating a Better World”
Audience: Public event for teens and parents
6-8 p.m. Register online.
For additional information, contact Jessica Dietzel, Education Outreach lead.