CIC Lecture: Kit Chapman-Author of “Superheavy” on Oct. 2nd

This is a world renown author/science journalist – not to be missed. Invite friends and family. Learn about the periodic table during the INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF THE PERIODIC TABLE

What: Kit Chapman, author of SUPERHEAVY, will be talking about “Making and Breaking the Periodic Table

Date:   Oct 2nd, 2019

Time:   6:30 Networking   7 PM lecture

Where:CCIS Room 1-140 at the University of Alberta

Cost: Free

RSVP: Email Lucio Gelmini at


The thrilling history of creating elements past uranium
– from the first steps during the Manhattan Project to the
modern experiments rewriting our understanding of the
chemical world. From flying planes into mushroom clouds
to some of the most powerful research machines in the world,
this discussion will reshape everything you think you know
about scientific discovery.

Kit will also discuss his own path to becoming an author and
science journalist, and give tips and advice for those who
want to write their own scientific tales.


Kit Chapman is an award-winning science journalist and broadcaster.
He was appointed comment editor for Chemistry World, the official
magazine of the Royal Society of Chemistry. Chapman also writes
for the Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph, and has appeared
as an expert for the BBC and Sky News.