Palisades resident Lynn Sykes is Higgins Professor Emeritus of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory. Renowned for his contributions to the science of seismology, especially plate tectonic theory, he has dedicated his career to halting nuclear testing and is a key figure in the formation of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty. In this talk Dr. Sykes will be discussing his new book, Silencing the Bomb: One Scientist’s Quest to Halt Nuclear Testing, in which he tells the inside story behind the quest for disarmament.
$10 ($5 Students) at the door to benefit the library
THIS PROGRAM WILL BE HELD AT: palisades community center, 675 oak tree road, palisades, NY
Questions? stop by the Library or call 845-359-0136. This symposia is made possible through a generous donation from the estate of Dorothy S. Davis.