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Do Scientific Facts “Speak for themselves”?

November 2, 2011Patrick NunnallyUncategorizedComments Off on Do Scientific Facts “Speak for themselves”?

Those of us who are a certain age remember Sgt. Joe Friday on TV’s “Dragnet”:  “Just the facts, ma’am.”

Scientists often work in this realm also:  just the facts, and leave the politics and the context to others.

But we don’t think it works that way, at least with the kind of engaged science that is needed to address our biggest environmental challenges.

Learn more, and play along with our interactive presentation at “A Sip of Science,” to be held next Wednesday, November 9, at the Aster Cafe in the Central Minneapolis riverfront.  The show starts at 5:30.

For more information, directions and the like, go to our partner’s web site, the National Center for Earth-Surface Dynamics.

 

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