LA - 06.07.09 Robt. P. Balles Award & Luncheon
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The Feed Your Brain Lecture Series Presents

The Robert P. Balles Award presentation & talk by author Leonard Mlodinow
followed by lunch for Friends of the Center*

Sunday, June 7 at 11:00 a.m.

Lecture is $8, or free for Friends of the Center.
Please join us for the Balles Award Presentation and a talk by author Leonard Mlodinow for a look at the history, explanation, and exaltation of probability theory.

The Center for Inquiry-Los Angeles and the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry announce Leonard Mlodinow as the 2009 winner of the Robert P. Balles Prize in Critical Thinking for his book, The Drunkard’s Walk: How Randomness Rules Our Lives.

Leonard Mlodinow holds a Ph.D. in theoretical physics from the University of California at Berkeley, and is on the physics faculty of California Institute of Technology. He also spent eight years writing for television, including the series MacGuyver, Star Trek: The Next Generation, and the comedy series Night Court.

*The program will be immediately followed by a complimentary lunch with the speaker for Friends of the Center. Only current Friends of the Center will be admitted to the lunch.

11:00 a.m.: Award presentation and talk
12:30 p.m.: Lunch for Friends of the Center

Note to Friends: please RSVP to Alice by Thursday, June 4 if you plan to attend the FOC lunch: (323) 666-9797, ext. 102, or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

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