The Penn Science Café Presents: \"It's A Smaller World After All: The Emerging Nanotechnology Age\"

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Media Contact:Greg Lester | | 215-573-6604October 5, 2005

WHAT: The Penn Science Cafe, the lecture series that pulls science out of the lab and takes it out for a night on the town.  It is chance to ask your questions directly to leading scientific experts.  

WHO: A. T. "Charlie" Johnson, professor in Penn's Department of Physics and Astronomy  

WHERE:  The MarBar   

40th and Walnut streets, Philadelphia

WHEN:   6 p.m., Monday, Oct. 24

     Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

     Menu items available for purchase.

Dockers sells "nanotechnology-enhanced" pants.  

Apple sells an iPod Nano.  

Michael Crichton sells books about nano monsters.

Just what is all this "nano" stuff anyway?

This month at the Science Cafe, Dr. Johnson will discuss the real state of nanotechnology, a reality far cooler than nifty gadgets and nice pants.  For medicine, technology and business, there is a big future in very small things.