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Saturday, March 18 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Why Most Science is a Best Guess (or) What is Science, Anyway?

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We throw the word around, but is science a set of known facts? A hoax? A philosophy? A job? What is a theory anyway?

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Massimo Pigliucci

City College of New York (CCNY)
Prof. Pigliucci has a PhD in Evolutionary Biology from the University of Connecticut and a PhD in Philosophy from the University of Tennessee. He currently is the K.D. Irani Professor of Philosophy at the City College of New York. His research interests include the philosophy of biology... Read More →

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Gary Halada

Stony Brook University
Gary P. Halada is an Associate Professor in Materials Science and Engineering at Stony Brook University in New York. There he directs an interdisciplinary undergraduate degree program in Engineering Science as well as a unique undergraduate program in Nanotechnology Studies developed... Read More →

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John Grant

John Grant is author of some seventy books, of which about twenty-five are fiction. His "book-length fiction" Dragonhenge, illustrated by Bob Eggleton, was shortlisted for a Hugo Award in 2003; its successor was The Stardragons. His most recent story collection is Tell No Lies (2014... Read More →
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Sebastian Cocioba

Biology undergrad, CEO & Founder at New York Botanics, LLC, an ornamental plant genetic engineering start-up located in New York City. He is also an independent researcher for the education-oriented biotech non-profit, Binomica Labs. His research focuses on the nutritional requirements... Read More →


Saturday March 18, 2017 3:00pm - 4:00pm
HSEC A122

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