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Known for his work in television, theater, and film, Alan Alda is also a passionate advocate of science. Through his years as host of Scientific American Frontiers, his founding of the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science at Stonybrook University, his collaborations with the World Science Festival and much more, Alda’s devotion to science and the arts has resulted in a programmatic legacy that explores every major field of science, with one unifying goal: to communicate the mystery and marvels of science to audiences of all ages.
In this special event, Alan Alda joins Brian Greene in a delightful conversation about his passion for science and the arts. The program culminates with the presentation of the Kavli Foundation’s first-ever Distinguished Kavli Science Communicator award.
Brian Greene is a professor of physics and mathematics at Columbia University, and is recognized for a number of groundbreaking discoveries in his field of superstring theory. His books, The Elegant Universe, The Fabric of the Cosmos, and The Hidden Reality, have collectively spent 65 weeks on The New York Times bestseller list.Read More