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Pioneer Works

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159 Pioneer St
Brooklyn, NY 11231 United States

April 2019

The Universe in Verse

April 23, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Pioneer Works, 159 Pioneer St
Brooklyn, NY 11231 United States
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The Universe in Verse — an annual celebration of science through poetry, hosted by Maria Popova - returns with a very special edition: This year’s show, benefiting Pioneer Works’ endeavor to build New York’s first-ever public observatory, celebrates the 100th anniversary of Sir Arthur Eddington’s historic eclipse expedition to Africa, which confirmed relativity and catapulted Einstein into celebrity. This evening of poems and stories about eclipses, relativity, spacetime, and Einstein’s legacy, features readings by musicians David Byrne, Regina Spektor, Amanda…

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