Renowned author of “Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time”, Dava Sobel will be presenting at two different times:
“Rockets, Stars, and the Women Who Changed It All”
Student Union Gallagher Theater
Science City-Main Stage
3.12.17-Main Stage 10:00-11:00
Her book has significant findings on the importance of time and measurement and shows how it was used to measure accurate longitude. Lithe emphasizes further advancement in time and measurement and encourages people to explore her panels to analyze a real life example of the use of time and measurement! To reserve tickets, click here: https://
With the connection to time and measurement, we would like to kickoff our Time & Measurement Contest as well! Students can have the chance to win $2500, check here for details: http://
We will be giving away copies of Dava Sobel’s book at the panel events to celebrate the kickoff of our contest, so we encourage you to attend!