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Virtually Speaking Science on March 19, 2014: Jennifer Ouellette hosts physics science writer Amanda Gefter, author of Trespassing on Einstein’s Lawn

5p slt @ Exploratorium – http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Exploratorium/147/52/26 Jennifer Ouellette hosts physics science writer Amanda Gefter, author of Trespassing on Einstein’s Lawn. Participate live in-world or listen later in SL or at Blog Talk Radio.

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Virtually Speaking Science March 2, 2014: Alan Boyle talks with Jennifer Ouellette about the Science of Self

March 2, 2014 – 5p SLT/PT 8p ET Exploratorium Island Alan Boyle talks with Jennifer Ouellette about Me, Myself and Why: Searching for the Science of Self. Ouellette turns her attention to the mysteries of human identity and behavior, drawing … Continue reading

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Pi Day March 14, 2014

Pi Day at the Exploratorium Island sim in Second Life Friday, March 14, 7:00 p.m. SLT / PT Join us for irrational exhibits, fireworks, cheerleaders, music, and dancing. http://slurl.com/secondlife/Exploratorium/147/118/22 Visit our Pi Day website.

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Virtually Speaking Science 2/5/14: Alan Boyle, Anthony Thomas, and Josh Rosenau on Scientific Literacy in the 21st Century

Wed Feb 5, 2014 5p SLT / PT Exploratorium Island Forum On reflection of the recent discussion between Bill Nye the Science Guy and and creationist Ken Ham (Answers in Genesis), Alan Boyle (NBC), Anthony Thomas (HBO’s Questioning Darwin) and … Continue reading

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Virtually Speaking Science 1/22/14: Jennifer Ouellette talks with Dave Goldberg about Ask a Physicist & THE UNIVERSE IN THE REAR VIEW MIRROR

Fri Jan 3 – 5PT/SLT PT/8pm ET – – Jennifer Ouellette talks with physicist and best-selling author Dave Goldberg about Ask a Physicist & THE UNIVERSE IN THE REAR VIEW MIRROR: HOW HIDDEN SYMMETRIES SHAPE REALITY. For more information visit … Continue reading

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Alan Boyle talks with Marc Abrhamans, creator of the Ig Nobel Prize

Fri Jan 3 – 5PT/SLT PT/8pm ET – – Marc Abrahams, creator of the Ig Nobel Prize ceremony and editor of the Annals of Improbable Research returns to talk w/ Cosmic Log’s Alan Boyle. Second Life studio audience http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Exploratorium/147/52/26 Join … Continue reading

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Tom Levenson talks with Maryn McKenna and Janet Stemwedel about Treatment of Women in Science and Tech Communities on Virtually Speaking Science

Wed December 18 – 2pm PT/5pm ET – Women in science and technology. Host Tom Levenson (MIT) talks with Maryn McKenna and Janet Stemwedel about misogyny in the science/tech communities. Second Life studio audience http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Exploratorium/147/52/26 Join the studio audience to … Continue reading

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Astronomer/Author Phil Plait talks w/Alan Boyle 10/2 at Virtually Speaking Science

Astronomer, writer, and columnist (Slate) Phil Plait comes by to talk with Alan Boyle today @ 5Pm Pacific about the Apollo 11 anniversary, moon hoaxes you have known, and the outlook for lunar science and exploration. Follow @BadAstronomer @B0yle Join … Continue reading

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Virtually Speaking Science April 24

Virtually Speaking Live Wednesday April 24, 2013 2pm PST - Tom Levenson – filmmaker and Prof of Science Writing at MIT – hostsMaryn McKenna. The topic is looming antibiotic disaster. Journalist and author Maryn McKenna specializes in public health, global health and … Continue reading

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Virtually Speaking Science, Interviews in Second Life

Virtually Speaking Science. Lively, informed and informal conversations hosted by science writers Alan Boyle, Tom Levenson and Jennifer Ouellette, who explore the often-volatile landscape of science, politics and policy, the history and economics of science, science deniers and its relationship to … Continue reading

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