Selected lectures from Mini-Science 2010: Pseudoscience: From Quirks to Quacks are now available as webcasts (streaming video, for viewing on demand) and as podcasts (downloadable).
- Science and the paranormal
Joe Schwarcz, Ph.D., Director, Office for Science and Society
April 7, 2010
- What is the role of climate scientists in the climate change debate?
Bruno Tremblay, Ph.D., Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
April 14, 2010
- Vaccines: panaceas or poisons?
Brian Ward, M.D., Microbiology (Montreal General Hospital)
April 28, 2010
- Homeopathy: dilution or delusion?
Ariel Fenster, Ph.D., Office for Science and Society
May 12, 2010
- Are cell phones and WiFi harmful to your health?
Lorne M. Trottier, D.Sc., Co-founder of Matrox, CM (2006)
May 19, 2010
You can read a synopsis of each talk on our Schedule webpage.
The webcasts (streaming video, for viewing on demand) are presented using Silverlight, a free browser plugin available from Microsoft for both Mac and PC. For Linux and Unix, the webcast is available using Moonlight.
The podcasts (downloadable) offer additional file formats to choose from: MP3, WMV, MP4.
More Mini-Science webcasts available:
- Mini-Science 2009: To infinity and beyond: Space, stars & the universe.
- Mini-Science 2008: Ecology, Evolution, and Extinction.
- Mini-Science 2007: The Brain.