Archive for September, 2012

The Journey of the Universe

September 10, 2012

You’re invited to take a journey, “departing” from the Johnson Education Center, Princeton, NJ. October 25. A reception begins at 6:30 and the lecture, presented by Mary Evelyn Tucker, is slated for 7:00 pm. The event is free and open to the public.

D&R Greenway describes this lecture as a tapestry that draws together scientific discoveries in astronomy, geology, biology, ecology, and biodiversity with humanistic insights. From the Big Bang to the epic impact humans have on the planet today, this is the chance to ask one of the world’s foremost thinkers your most profound questions about the nature of the universe.

Mary Evelyn Tucker is a Professor of World Religions and Ecology at Yale University and is currently serving as a visiting professor at Princeton University. She is co-author of the book and film, Journey of the Universe, which has been shown on PBS.

This event is sponsored by D&R Greenway Land Trust and the Princeton Environmental Institute.

D&R (Delaware and Raritan) Greenway Land Trust is nonprofit land preservation organization protecting open space in New Jersey by preserving watershed lands and large-scale landscapes.

The Princeton Environmental Institute is an interdisciplinary center of environmental research, education, and outreach at Princeton University.

Although the event is free, registration is suggested to insure your spot. Call 609-924-4646.
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