Colloquium: Prof. Daniel Whiteson, University of California, Irvine  Add To Calendar

  • Date(s): Wednesday, 11/1 3:00 PM to Wednesday, 11/1 4:00 PM
  • Speaker: Prof. Daniel Whiteson
  • Host: Richard Cavanaugh
  • Campus Address: 138 SES
Title: "Science (mis)communication"

Abstract: Why should scientists talk about science to the public? Or should we leave that to science journalists? I will discuss the importance of science outreach, analyze the failures and successes of high-profile efforts, and discuss my own experience collaborating with Jorge Cham of PhD Comics. I will also introduce our new book, "We Have No Idea", a guide to the biggest open mysteries about the universe.