Dr. Michio Kaku is a theoretical physicist, best-selling author, and popularizer of science. He will lecture on his book Physics of the Future on Monday, May 7th at the New York Society for Ethical Culture in Manhattan. The lecture will explore what’s possible in medicine, biotech, artificial intelligence, space travel, computers, nanotech, and also jobs and the economy. Dr. Kaku’s weekly program, Explorations, airs Saturdays on WBAI.Physics of the Future, a New York Times Best-seller, takes the reader 20, 50, even 100 years into the future, based on interviews with over 300 top scientists who are inventing the future, for BBC TV, the Discovery Channel, the Science Channel, and for Explorations. It gives the most authentic and authoritative look into the future by the scientists working in areas like medicine, biotech, artificial intelligence, space travel, computers, nanotech, and also jobs and the economy. The book was chosen by Amazon.com as one of the Top Books of 2011 in any category.
Dr. Kaku is known in the world of physics as the co-creator of string field theory, and his research on Einstein’s “Theory of Everything.” The theory seeks to unify the four fundamental forces of the universe-the strong force, the weak force, gravity and electromagnetism.
Dr. Kaku has written several best-sellers including “Hyperspace,” and his latest book, “Physics of the Impossible,” was on the New York Times best-seller list for five weeks. He has appeared on 60 Minutes, Good Morning America, Nightline, the Larry King Show, and numerous science specials, and has hosted several science specials, including Science Channel’s Visions of the Future, Time, and 2057.
Introductions will be facilitated by Robert Knight, host of Five O’clock Shadow and Earthwatch.
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6PM – Reception, meet and greet, followed by lecture: $99
(Includes a copy of book)
7PM – Lecture, General Admission: $35
(With Student ID at the door $20)
Lecture will be followed by book signing.
Books will be available for purchase.
All proceeds go to benefit WBAI.
The Society for Ethical Culture is at 2 West 64th Street just off Central Park West.