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.

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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.

Leah Elson
Leah Elson

Leah Elson

Leah Elson has been obsessed with the sciences since childhood, pursuing her lifelong passion through premedical sciences at Harvard University, a graduate education in biotechnology at Johns Hopkins University, and a second graduate degree in biostatistics and epidemiology from the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California. She recently entered her twelfth year as an academically published medical researcher. Currently, Leah has more than sixty-three published manuscripts and supplements, over six hundred indexed citations from other published investigators around the world, and an active scientific profile on ResearchGate, where her published manuscripts generate two to three thousand reads per week.

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