NPR’s Ira Flatow — "Talking Science" at Yale

Ira Flatow, host and executive producer of “Talk of the Nation: Science Friday” on National Public Radio, will give a public lecture on campus on Tuesday, February 10.

Titled “Talking Science in A Science-Challenged World,” Flatow’s talk will begin at 4 p.m. in Davies Auditorium, Becton Center, 15 Prospect Street. Flatow’s talk is sponsored by the Poynter Fellowship in Journalism.

“Talk of the Nation: Science Friday” provides information on science, technology, health, space and the environment.

A 35-year veteran of public radio and television, Flatow is president of ScienceFriday® Inc., and founder and president of Talking Science, a non-profit company dedicated to creating audio, video and Internet projects that make science “user friendly.” His most recent book is titled, “Present at the Future.”

Flatow’s numerous television credits include six years as host and writer for the Emmy-award winning “Newton’s Apple” on PBS and science reporter for “CBS This Morning.” He wrote, produced and hosted “Transistorized!,” an hour-long PBS documentary about the history of the transistor. He is also host of the four-part PBS series “Big Ideas.”

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