Museums on the Green: Susan Hockfield, The Age of Living Machines

Susan Hockfield

The Age of Living Machines

Tuesday, July 30th

7:00 PM

$10 at the door for non-members.




The former president of MIT talks about the next
technology revolution and how it will change our lives.

A century ago, discoveries in physics came together with engineering to produce an array of astonishing new technologies: radios, telephones, televisions, aircraft, radar, nuclear power, computers, the Internet, and a host of still-evolving digital tools. These technologies reshaped our world so radically that we can no longer conceive of life without them. Now, world-renowned neuroscientist Susan Hockfield says new discoveries in biology will lead to another array of almost inconceivable technologies―next-generation products that have the potential to be every bit as paradigm shifting as the twentieth century’s digital wonders. Virus-built batteries. Protein-based water filters. Cancer-detecting nanoparticles. Mind-reading bionic limbs. Computer-engineered crops. In this fascinating talk, you’ll learn about today’s most exciting new developments and the scientists and engineers who helped create them. Together, they have the potential to overcome some of the greatest humanitarian, medical and environmental challenges of our time.

When: Tuesday, July 30th, 7:00 PM

Where: Museums on the Green Cultural Center, 55 Palmer Avenue, Falmouth MA

Event date: 

Tuesday, July 30, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Event address: 

55 Palmer Avenue
Falmouth, MA 02540
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ISBN: 9780393634747
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 7th, 2019