MURRAY, Ky. — On Thursday, Nov. 2, Dr. Jeffrey Bennett, astronomer and author, will present “Global Warming Demystified,” a free presentation open to the public at Murray State University.

The lecture will take place Nov. 2 at 7 p.m. in the Freed Curd Auditorium, located in the Collins Industry and Technology Center on Murray State’s campus. In his presentation, Bennett will discuss the basic science behind global warming to help the audience better understand the truth behind news headlines.

Bennett is an astronomer, teacher and writer who specializes in mathematics and science education, writing for and speaking to audiences ranging from elementary-school children to college faculty. Bennett’s extensive experience includes teaching more than 50 college courses in astronomy, physics, mathematics and education in addition to establishing and operating a private summer school specializing in science education for elementary and middle school students. Bennett has also published the award-winning children’s series “Science Adventures with Max the Dog.”

Bennett is the keynote speaker for the 2017 Kentucky Academy of Science Annual Meeting hosted on Murray State’s campus Nov. 3–4. Faculty, staff, teachers and students from across the state are invited to hear presentations and panel sessions from faculty and students as well as to view poster presentations.

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