Joe Palca, Science Correspondent for NPR, to speak at Schafler Auditorium

National Public Radio Science Correspondent Joe Palca will present “Explaining the Universe in Two Minutes or Less” on November 19 at 3:30PM in Schafler Auditorium as part of the department-wide colloquia series. Since joining NPR in 1992, Palca has covered a range of science topics — everything from biomedical research to astronomy. He is currently focused on the eponymous series, “Joe’s Big Idea.” Stories in the series explore the minds and motivations of scientists and inventors.