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Randall Munroe with Hank Green
‘Thing Explainer’
Monday, November 30, 2015, 7:30PM
Great Hall
1119 Eighth Avenue (enter on Eighth Avenue)
Seattle, WA 98101
$5
Standby tickets will be available at the door. A portion of the evening’s proceeds go to Zeno.
After a sold out lecture last season, xkcd’s Munroe returns with another entertaining, educational talk. Learn about the basic components of objects we use every day–and laugh out loud–when Munroe appears in conversation with “The Internet Guy” Green.

Standby tickets will be available at the door as space permits.

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After a sold out lecture last season, xkcd’s Randall Munroe returns with another entertaining, educational talk. A former NASA employee and “What If?” columnist, Munroe’s latest book Thing Explainer breaks down the objects around us into, quite literally, the simplest of words. Microwaves become “food-heating-radio-boxes,” bridges are “tall roads,” and space stations are, for those that live there, “shared space houses.” Learn about the basic components of objects we use every day–and laugh out loud–when Munroe appears in conversation with “The Internet Guy” Hank Green.

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Presented by: Town Hall, Third Place Books, and Zeno: Math Powered, as part of The Seattle Science Lectures.

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