Date: 04/24/2017

Time: 7:00 pm

Location: Pioneer Works (159 Pioneer St., Brooklyn)

Price: $25 in advance

On April 24, The Science Studios at Pioneer Works presents The Universe in Verse, an evening of poetry celebrating great scientists and scientific discoveries, hosted by Maria Popova, Janna Levin and the Academy of American Poets. Poems about: Marie Curie, Isaac Newton, Caroline Herschel, Charles Darwin, Pythagoras, black holes, the Solar System, the number pi, and more. Poems by: Adrienne Rich, Wisława Szymborska, John Updike, Charles Simic, Howard Nemerov, Elizabeth Alexander, Diane Ackerman, and more. Readings by: Amanda Palmer, Rosanne Cash, Janna Levin, Elizabeth Alexander, Diane Ackerman, Tavi Gevinson, Sarah Jones, Tracy K. Smith, Jad Abumrad (Radiolab), Sam Beam (Iron and Wine), and Brandon Stanton (Humans of New York).

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