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Monday, May 25, 2009

Physicist Lawrence Krauss explains to Canadian science communicators: There are NOT two sides to a story (just his side?)

Particle physicist Lawrence M. Krauss* of the School of Earth and Space Exploration at Arizona State University, addressed the gathering at the Canadian Science Writers' Association 2009 conference in Sudbury,

I made some notes of Dr. Krauss's remarks in "Star Trek Physics" in a darkened cavern, the Inco Cave at Science North, though I do not have a transcript.

His talk was billed Star Trek Physics, and the PowerPoint revealed physics bloopers spotted in Star Trek, the X-files, and other film resources.

It was certainly entertaining, but not riveting, at least for me. Anyone who gets their physics from sources clearly labelled science fiction or UFOlogy, well ...

But Dr. Krauss had advice for science communicators:

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