Japan’s tsunami topic of lecture at Whitworth

Physicist Rich Wolfson, a physics professor at Middlebury College in Vermont, will present the 2012 Science and Society Lecture, “Nuclear Energy: An Environmentalist’s Perspective,” on Monday in the Robinson Teaching Theatre in Weyerhaeuser Hall at Whitworth University at 7 p.m.

Wolfson’s lecture will focus on the tsunami in Japan and the subsequent meltdown at the country’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, as well as the rewards and risks of nuclear energy.

Admission to the lecture is free. For more information, call (509) 777-4243.

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