Brainstorm Speaker Series: Ed Yong
Join the Teton County Library, Jackson Hole News&Guide, and The Center for the inaugural Brainstorm speaker series. Brainstorm speaker series intends to ignite conversation and curiosity!
In this engaging lecture based on his book, An Immense World, Ed Yong takes audiences through the hidden realms of animal senses. With wit and humor learn the amazing ways in which animals perceive aspects of the world to which we are oblivious.
Named “the most important and impactful journalist” of 2020 by Poynter, Pulitzer Prize winner Ed Yong is a science staff writer with The Atlantic. He was awarded journalism’s top honor, the 2021 Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting, for his crucial coverage of the coronavirus pandemic. He anticipated the course of virus, the complex challenges that U.S. faced, and the government’s disastrous failure in its response. An accomplished speaker, Yong brings his vast scientific knowledge and engages his audiences through his insightful conversations about the pandemic, the animal kingdom, the challenges of science journalism, and more.