March 25, 2013 - 11:17am
Children’s author Chad Morris brings mad science action to Barnes & Noble
With his book, ‘Cragbridge Hall: The Inventor’s Secret’, children’s novelist Chad Morris comes to The Summit area Barnes & Noble for a special signing tomorrow, March 26th at 7pm.
I have a rather wonderful picture of Albert Einstein in fuzzy slippers.  It’s black and white in the way that old photographs are black and white: gray.  And he sits on a porch with his legs casually crossed, with his fingers knitted, with a sweater and corduroys and that excellent...
March 14, 2013 - 8:00am
ConGlomeration is Louisville's annual science fiction and fantasy convention. Authors, artists, publishers, actors, cosplayers, gamers, vendors, scientists, musicians, and other fans of science fiction, fantasy, comics, superheroes, and other forms pop culture and speculative fiction. Guests...
March 11, 2013 - 12:28pm
Make-It-Yourself at the Library with ‘Make Magazine’ founder Dale Dougherty
Spotlighted tonight as part of the Louisville Free Public Library’s ‘What’s Next’ Series, Make-It-Yourself pioneer Dale Dougherty will present on the rise of DIY in today’s culture starting at 7pm.
My hands are very small.  Like, the wrap-around-your-finger kind that little kids can do.  It wasn’t always this way.  The proportions were normal in 1996 – a frozen and documented moment that I can prove with a cement cast of my palms.  And that’s it. ...
March 6, 2013 - 3:22pm
Author Jon Gertner discusses the story of technology and innovation at the Libra
Tinkering, toying and maybe some puffs of smoke – author Jon Gertner brings his new book, ‘The Idea Factory: Bell Labs and the Great Age of American Innovation’, to the Louisville Free Public Library’s Main branch tonight, March 6th, at 7pm.
One side.  That is the absolute best that I can do.  Give me a dark corner, some time alone, an idle mind and yes – I will reach for that Rubik’s cube.  I will squeeze – delightfully so – all the little squares together, spongy and springy the way that they...
February 27, 2013 - 1:32pm
Author Ernest Freeberg illuminates The Filson with the story of the lightbulb
I’m really glad I’m writing about lightbulbs today. I’m also really glad human beings are going to talk about lighbulbs tonight. Author and historian Ernest Freeberg will present the glowing story of the modern age tonight at The Filson Historical Society with his new book, ‘The Age of Edison: Electric Light and the Invention of Modern America’. Rediscover the lightbulb starting at 6pm.
Nights in the city are orange.  Have you seen?  Watch what happens:You throw back your head and look to the heavens and the universe is not actually there.  Gone are the Pleiades.  The Big Dipper.  No flicker of Rigel, Bellatrix or Betelgeuse.  You’ll never see a...