Earth's Surprising Climate History


Today, Oct. 20, at 6:30 p.m., MIT's Lorenz Center will present the inaugural John Carlson Lecture in MIT's Kirsch Auditorium. The John Carlson Lecture communicates exciting new results in climate science to the general public.

Paul Hoffman, Sturgis Hooper Professor of Geology Emeritus at Harvard University, will discuss “Earth’s Surprising Climate History.” Free of charge, the lecture is made possible by a generous gift from MIT alumnus John Carlson to the Lorenz Center. It is the first public outreach lecture of the Lorenz Center, MIT’s new climate think tank devoted to fundamental inquiry and named for Edward N. Lorenz, a pioneer of chaos theory and an early contributor to climate science.

The event will take place in Kirsch Auditorium, Room 32-123.

Read the poster for the event (pdf)


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