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Sunday, July 16 • 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Science vs "Alternative Facts" (ET)

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Panel on public misperceptions of scientific research - with all the bad science memes that get tossed about on social media and the constant facepalming, this panel addresses the worst of the memes that we see.

Moderators
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Paula S. Jordan

Science Guest, none
Paula S. Jordan, former NASA orbit analyst and author of several Analog stories, is now finalizing her first novel: a present-day alien contact story joining a small-town group of friends with an ancient alien-watch network to defend both humans and friendly aliens against an anti-human... Read More →

Guests
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Jim Beall

Science Guest
Jim Beall (BS-Math, MBA, PE) has been a nuclear engineer for over 40 years, a war gamer for over 50, and an avid reader of science fiction for even longer.  His experience in nuclear engineering and power systems began as a naval officer, shortly after surviving one of Admiral Rickover’s... Read More →
avatar for Paula S. Jordan

Paula S. Jordan

Science Guest, none
Paula S. Jordan, former NASA orbit analyst and author of several Analog stories, is now finalizing her first novel: a present-day alien contact story joining a small-town group of friends with an ancient alien-watch network to defend both humans and friendly aliens against an anti-human... Read More →
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Stephen J. Simmons

Science Guest
Stephen J. Simmons was raised by a feral pack of English teachers in a tiny hamlet in the Catskill Mountains of upstate New York, and went to high school in Albany.  He spent twenty-one years in the Navy, both as a nuclear operator on five fast-attack submarines and as an instructor... Read More →
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Darcy Wold

Artist Guest
Darcy Wold is a part-time artist, an inveterate editor, and an even more inveterate reader. In her day job, she works for CDISC (a standards development organization specializing in clinical data interchange) as a publishing editor and a technical metadata curator. Both roles involve... Read More →


Sunday July 16, 2017 12:00pm - 12:50pm
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