Leah Elson at Harvard Book Store
There Are (No) Stupid Questions
. . . in Science
June 29, 2023
7:00 PM ET
Harvard Book Store
1256 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138
This event is free; no tickets are required.
Harvard Book Store welcomes LEAH ELSON—creator and host of the popular web series 60 Seconds of Science—for a discussion of her new book There Are (No) Stupid Questions . . . in Science.
Update on Event Masking Policies
Masks are not required for this event. As of June 1, 2023, masks are encouraged but not required for most Harvard Book Store events, unless otherwise specified. Please review individual listings.
About There Are (No) Stupid Questions . . . in Science
There Are (No) Stupid Questions . . . In Science was born from Leah's popular web series, 60 Seconds of Science, wherein her avid followers, from all around the world, suggest topics to be explained, within sixty seconds.
In the vein of Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil DeGrasse Tyson and The Complete Manual of Things That Might Kill You: A Guide to Self-Diagnosis for Hypochondriacs by Jen Bilik, There Are (No) Stupid Questions . . . In Science provides easy-to-understand, and delightfully cheeky explanations for scientific and medical quandaries, and is appropriate for those with no prior scientific knowledge to colleagues in the scientific field.
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