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Aristotle: The First Real Scientist

17 Apr 2018

What an amazing man Aristotle was! He lived in the third century BC yet he was so influential that his ideas dominated western scientific thought for almost two thousand years. This is especially...

Science Is Not Just for Kids

29 Mar 2018

A persistent idea in the minds of the lay public is that science is for kids, and a recent survey does nothing to reassure me that this saddening and restrictive notion is being overturned.

Meet Science Mom, Kavin Senapathy

15 Mar 2018

“It’s normal to worry about your baby, I assured myself as I stood in the dark, hand resting on my sleeping baby, carefully counting the rise and fall of her chest in sets of five. I was exhausted...

Science and Skepticism: Critiquing Bad Research in an Anti-Science Era

Monday, March 19, 2018 13:00to16:00

Speakers3450 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0E5, CA/ossCategory: Biomedical Ethics Unit Public outreach Public lectures Faculty of Science Office for Science and Society

Happy National Magic Day

31 Oct 2017

Halloween is a time when witches fly, black cats prowl and zombies rise from the grave.  But it is also a time for magic.  No, not supernatural charms, spells or incantations but the time honoured...

How do we know what we know?

20 Mar 2017

How do we know what we know when it comes to science? There's no simple answer here, because we rely on a combination of experience, plausibility based on established principles, and of course peer...

Science Rendez-vous

Saturday, May 9, 2015 13:00to15:00

As part of  "Science Rendez-vous," celebrated across the country on Saturday May 9, we will be presenting the "Science of Magic" and "Fun with Chemistry" at the Otto Maass Chemistry Building....


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