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Lunch Chat (3/10): Science Fiction
Thursday (3/10) at noon in the International Commons (151 Coleman Hall) Life and Artificial Life: Who's who? Should it matter? What can Science-Fiction, as a genre of story-telling in various forms tell us about the world — about  the structure of society, ...

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PoPUS was on the road again to present at the American Association for the Advancement of Science 2016 meeting in Washington, D.C. We had two student posters representing our work this year and learned a lot.
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AAAS (2016)
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The PoPUS crew had a great visit and event surrounding the showing of "Merchants of Doubt", including a panel discussion with climate Scientist Michael Mann, historian Naomi Oreskes, director Robert Kenner, and magician Jamy Ian Swiss.
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Merchants of Doubt (2015)
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The Production of the Public Understanding of Science crew recently traveled to Detroit, MI to present at the Socially Relevant Philosophy of/in Science and Engineering (SRPoiSE) Conference. Three of our research assistants joined us and got a taste of what happens when you put a bunch of philosophers together in a room for a few days. Everyone lived to tell the tale!
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SRPoiSE 2015
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Photos from Anthony Leiserowitz's recent visit.
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Anthony Leiserowitz visit
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Professor Leddington Awarded John Fisher Memorial Prize in Aesthetics
It's been a good year for Professor Jason Leddington. Not only did he receive tenure in February — he will begin his tenure as Associate Professor next year — but he just won the John Fisher Memorial Prize in Aesthetics for his paper "The Experience of Magi...

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Excellent visit with Professor Michael Mann, esteemed climate scientist and talented communicator of science. He was very generous of his time, staying for two nights and holding four distinct meetings in addition to his talk and lively meals.
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Michael Mann Visit
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This event should be of plenty of interest to Philosophers!

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The Oldest Living Things in the World
The  Samek Art Museum at Bucknell will be exhibiting the work of Rachel Sussman , an artist who has been traveling the world, photographing very old organisms (minimum age 2,000 years!) through March 22nd. The photographs themselves are understated; it's th...

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Photos from Hardcastle talk.
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Gary Hardcastle's Talk
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