NPR science correspondent Joe Palca visited the University of Iowa campus Oct. 27, 2016 to deliver the sixth lecture in the Creative Matters series sponsored by the UI Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development. Below are stories, text, video, photos, and other materials chronicling and related to the visit.
Joe Palca explores how scientific ideas are translated into innovations and inventions. In this quest to delve deep into the minds and motivations of scientists and inventors, he invites listeners to share his fascination and be inspired.
Photos by Miranda Meyer.
Creative Matters is an initiative of the UI Arts Advancement Committee and is sponsored by the UI Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development.
All events are free and open to the public.
The Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development provides resources and support to researchers and scholars at the University of Iowa and to businesses across Iowa with the goal of forging new frontiers of discovery and innovation and promoting a culture of creativity that benefits the campus, the state, and the world.