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Saturday, March 18 • 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Cosmic Zoom

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Everyone probably saw the Cosmic Zoom film in school. Our panel of experts takes you from the tiniest of hypothetical strings to collections of universes, with stops on the way for everything from atoms to galaxies, from viruses to biospheres, and from dust specks to Jovian exoplanets. It's a whirlwind tour of the scale of the universe!

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Pamela Gay

SIUE / Astrosphere
I am an astronomer, writer, and podcaster focused on using new media to engage people in science and technology. My most well known project may be Astronomy Cast, a podcast I co-host with Fraser Cain (Producer of Universe Today). Each week, Fraser and I work to take our listeners on a facts-based journey through the cosmos that explores not only what we know about the universe, but how we know it. We are know entering our seventh year of... Read More →

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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, the relationship between science and philosophy, the nature of pseudoscience, and the practical philosophy of Stoicism. | | Prof. Pigliucci has been elected... Read More →


Saturday March 18, 2017 5:30pm - 6:30pm
HSEC A122

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