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The Tech Museum of Innovation spotlights modern-day super heroes as part of Bay Area Science Festival

Press Release Date 
Thursday, November 1, 2012
SAN JOSE, CA – You don’t need to fly, possess superhuman strength, or run at lighting-fast speed to be a superhero.
Join us as we welcome five extraordinary individuals whose passion for science and innovation have contributed to fields such as biochemisty, marine biology, psychology, and molecular science.
In this intimate style event, you’ll meet Joe DeRisi (UCSF), Steve Palumbi (Stanford), Alison Gopnik (UC Berkeley), JJ Miranda (Gladstone Institutes), and Chris McKay (NASA Ames Research Center) and hear their amazing stories about their research, science, and vision. Learn how their work is changing the way we see and understand the world and what you can expect for the future.
WHAT: A TED-Style lecture spotlighting local scientists as part of the Bay Area Science Festival
WHERE: The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater at The Tech Museum of Innovation, 201 S. Market St., San Jose, CA
WHEN: 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. November 2, 2012
Roqua Montez

Director Public Relations

About The Tech Museum of Innovation
The Tech is a hands-on technology and science museum for people of all ages and backgrounds. The museum—located in the Capital of Silicon Valley —is a non-profit, experiential learning resource established to engage people in exploring and experiencing applied technologies affecting their lives. Through programs such as The Tech Challenge presented by Cisco, our annual team-design competition for youth, and internationally renowned programs such as The Tech Awards presented by Applied Materials, The Tech endeavors to inspire the innovator in everyone.