- This event is suitable for all ages.
- May 19, 2011
- 6:00 PM
- Lower Level, Little Theater
- This event requires a FREE ticket for entry. Reservations are required and space is limited.
Addressing the world’s increasing demand for energy requires new strategies for generating, moving and storing energy. Special lecturer Lonnie Johnson, a former aerospace engineer now leading cutting-edge developments in new energy technologies, will lead a presentation about his work and the role engineering plays in addressing the 21st century energy challenge.
More about Lonnie Johnson
Johnson is perhaps best known as the rocket scientist who invented a toy— the Super Soaker® Water Gun—and he has more than 100 patents in his name. Guests can see Johnson's first prototype for the toy in the Museum’s Fast Forward exhibit.
This event is free and open to the public, but reservations are required. RSVP to Tameka.Edwards-Chihota(at)msichicago.org or (773) 753-7055. Museum exhibits and experiences will not be open after the lecture, so general admission is not required. Parking not included.
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