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What should we be worried about?

Big picture thinkers on ‘real scenarios that keep scientists up at night’ Since we can’t stop worrying, can science teach us at least how to worry better? What should and shouldn’t we be worried about – for scientific reasons? The … Continue reading

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The Varieties of Scientific Experience: A Personal View of the Search for God (Carl Sagan 2007)

A fitting cross-post for the holiday season. This is one of the best books on the timeless subject of science and religion. Carl Sagan, the great Cornell University astronomer and popularizer of science, passed away on this day in 1996. … Continue reading

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What do you need to know to thrive in the 21st century? On curiosity, creativity, humility, epistemology, and learning

Conversation is a catalyst for innovation. (John Seely Brown, former Chief Scientist of Xerox, now self-declared ‘Chief of Confusion‘) Join the conversation this Monday, October 28, 7-8pm at the Honors Salon! Discuss with others what you think we need to … Continue reading

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