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UDaily: Renowned scientist Walter Munk, "Einstein of the Oceans," to speak at UD

UDaily: Renowned scientist Walter Munk, "Einstein of the Oceans," to speak at UD

Renowned oceanographer Walter Munk will discuss his more than 75 years of scientific discovery and research in ocean sciences, ocean sound transmission and climate change, during a special guest lecture on Monday, April 25. Hosted by University of Delaware’s College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment, the event will take place from 4:30-6 p.m. in Mitchell Hall.UD Acting President Nancy Targett will kick off the evening by welcoming Munk — considered by many to be “the Einstein of the Oceans” — to campus.

Best-selling science author and journalist Chris Mooney will lead an on-stage interview with Munk following his talk, to explore topics in climate change, science communication and the role of higher education.

The event is free and open to the public, however pre-registration is encouraged for planning purposes. To register, click here. Entry at the door will be permitted.