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Speaker Series: Accepting the Absurd

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Accepting the Absurd

"A Reason for Reason" skeptical speaker series, in association with CFI, is BACK...

Please join us and tell fellow skeptics!

Our current understanding of the universe incorporates ideas that seem absurd: Space is expanding and accelerating. Most of the “stuff” of the universe isn't the protons and neutrons that a generation was taught to believe.

Why does science take these things seriously? This talk will explain the evidence and thought process that have forced a fundamental re-examination of our understanding of the nature of our universe. The result is both strange and deeply satisfying.

About the Author: Leonard Tramiel is the coordinator of the Center for Inquiry (CFI) San Francisco, is on the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry (CSI) Executive Council, and holds a PhD is Physics from Columbia University. He is a retired hi-tech executive with a deep interest in science, science education, and public attitudes toward science.

WHEN: 7:30PM, Monday, Dec. 12, 2011 (Talk starts at 8PM sharp)

WHERE: Downstairs at Kells Irish Pub, 530 Jackson Street, San Francisco, CA 94133 (CLICK FOR MAP)

Last Updated on Sunday, 25 December 2011 21:57