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ITHACA, NY — Political philosopher Laurence Thomas will discuss the clash between the desire to be autonomous and the desire to fit in with others in a talk at Ithaca College on Wednesday, Oct. 29. Thomas will present “Human Survival Versus Morally Upright Behavior: Reflections on Our Evolutionary Makeup in the Spirit of Star Trek” at 7 p.m. in Clark Lounge, Egbert Hall. His...

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ITHACA, NY — Nature cartoonist Rosemary Mosco will discuss the challenges and joys of building a career that combines science and art in a presentation at Ithaca College. Titled “Drawn to Learn: Cartoons and other Unusual Ways to Share Science,” her talk is scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 14, at 7 p.m. in Textor 101. It is free and open...

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ITHACA, NY — The world didn’t end on December 21, 2012 — Mayan doomsday calendar notwithstanding — and despite some recent close calls with meteors and asteroids, it appears Armageddon is on hold for now. Beliefs about how, when and why the world will come to an end will be discussed in two upcoming events sponsored by the ...

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 ITHACA, NY — The executive director of the National Center for Science Education, who has been involved in the creationism/evolution controversy for over 25 years as both a researcher and an activist, will give a free public talk at Ithaca College on Wednesday, March 28.

Eugenie Scott will present...

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ITHACA, NY — New computer methods are being used to shed light on a number of recent controversies in the world of art. For example, fractal analysis has cast doubt on the authenticity of a cache of paintings attributed to Jackson Pollock, while an international group of computer and image scientists is studying the brushstrokes in paintings by van Gogh to detect forgeries. What can...

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