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"The Future of Communicating Science" - a seminar by Lucky Tran

 Monday, June 8th from 3-4pm in Forum Hall (Palmer Commons)

A couple of decades ago if you asked someone to name a recent science experience, I’d wager that most would answer with the same two words: Carl Sagan. Ask the same question today and you’d probably hear a variety of responses: tweeting space robots, hashtag debates about dress color, emoji genetics or anything in between. From 140 characters to 9 million pixels, in the information age there are a staggering number of different ways that someone might learn about a scientific discovery. TL;DR how we talk about science has changed remarkably, so let's talk about where science communication is going and how we can do it better. Our future depends on it!

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