Science Communication Week

Seeing Science (and Telling the Tale) with Jim Richardson

Monday, November 6, 7:00-8:00pm

Combining the power of photography with the compelling stories of science, technology, and engineering has consumed National Geographic photographer Jim Richardson for much of his career. Over three decades, he has brought complex subjects to life by combining dogged research and visual innovation with curiosity and a delight in knowledge. Presenting images and their stories, Richardson will share his National Geographic life covering science stories ranging from neolithic archeology, soil, agriculture and feeding the planet, geology in the Scottish islands, genetically modified foods, prairie ecology, light pollution and dark skies… and more!

He is famed amongst his colleagues for making lavish photographs of seemingly impossible subjects, and in 2016, his fellow National Geographic photographers named him their “Photographers Photographer.” Richardson delights in sharing the skills needed to communicate the importance of science and technology to the larger public.

This is a FREE event held at the Flint Hills Discovery Center. A short reception will precede the lecture. Seating available on a first come, first served basis.

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