The May/June issue of American Scientist magazine features a poem by Saint Mary's English Professor Brenda Hillman. The poem "Summer Mountain Lightning & Some Music," which references the pioneering electrical engineer and inventor Nikola Tesla, is among several works by noted poets featured by the magazine over the last year as poetry inspired by science. The online version of the magazine notes Hillman's other literary publications and her academic ties to the College, acknowledging her as the Olivia C. Filippi Professor of Poetry at Saint Mary's. The focus of the 100 year-old magazine is science and technology. Published bi-monthly, American Scientist features articles written by prominent scientists and engineers and covers topics in computing, engineering and offers public and professional reflections on the history and practice of science.
Read Brenda Hillman's poem "Summer Mountain Lightning & Some Music."