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Cubberley Community Center
4000 Middlefield Rd Palo Alto, CA 94303
650-329-2418
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Business Casual
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Large Parking Lot outside the theatre.
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We headed down to Castro St. in Mt. View for sushi.
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2 reviews
15 stars
attended Mar 28 2011

Excellent. We love watching Dr. Kaku's shows on DSC and Science Channel and he was just as personable and entertaining in person. Well organized, informative, intriguing... continued

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0 stars
attended Mar 28 2011

Great forum by Dr. Kaku. All the better as he was speaking at his high school alma mater, describing the projects he undertook as he was a student there. Wonderful, inspirational talk!

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1 review
1 stars
attended Mar 28 2011

A clearly-presented, entertaining and thought-provoking evening!

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Website

https://tickets.commonwealthclub.org/open.asp?show=2074

Quotes & Highlights

To learn more about Dr. Kaku and his work, visit his website.
Bring your book and Dr. Kaku will sign it after the program!

Description

Host, Science Fantastic; Professor of Physics, City College of New York; Author, Physics of the Future: How Science Will Shape Human Destiny and Our Daily Lives by the Year 2100

 

No one has used the revelations of science fiction to explain the realities of science more than Kaku, who takes audiences on a fast-forward look at tomorrow. Based on interviews with more than 300 of the world’s top scientists who are already inventing the future in their labs, Kaku reveals the lives humans will be leading tomorrow. Prepare yourself for the Internet being embedded in your contact lenses, the ability to rearrange shapes of objects, nanotechnology monitoring your health and home, elevators to space, and even spaceships powered by lasers. Meet the scientist and television star who makes science understandable and the future visible.

About the Ticket Supplier: Commonwealth Club

The Commonwealth Club of California is the nation’s oldest and largest public affairs forum, presenting over 400 annual events on topics ranging across politics, culture, society and the economy.

Founded in 1903, the Commonwealth Club has played host to a diverse and distinctive array of speakers, from Teddy Roosevelt in 1911 to Erin Brockovich in 2001. Along the way, Martin Luther King, Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton and Bill Gates have all given landmark speeches at the Club.