How might nanotechnology change the power dynamics of future cities? How do political power structures influence distribution of electricity?

The word “power” can mean different things depending on context. It may simply mean electricity, or it may mean who has authority in a society. This café will wrestle with these two definitions of power, and will explore how they may be used interchangeably.

Friday, March 15, 2013
5:30-6:30 p.m.
Arizona Science Center
600 E. Washington Street, Phoenix, AZ
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Speakers:
Christiana Honsberg, professor, School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
Nancy LaPlaca, former policy advisor for AZ Corporation Commissioner Paul Newman

Science Cafés are informal discussions that bring together members of the community and university faculty to discuss how science and technology can change the future. The event is free and open to the public. More information: http://scicafenanopower.eventbrite.com/

 

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