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Countering Misinformation in Physics Outreach and Public Engagement

Learn about effectively countering misinformation about science.

Room 235, Caesars Forum

Who Should Attend?

  • Everyone

Chaired by Roxanne Hughes of the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, this event discusses physicists' experiences of effectively countering misinformation about science.


  • 3:00 p.m. - 3:36 p.m.: Jevin West on "Mitigating Misinformation in and about Science"
  • 3:36 p.m. - 4:12 p.m.: Michael Cacciatore on "Depictions of Science in Media and Resulting Opinion Formation"
  • 4:12 p.m. - 4:48 p.m.: Lee McIntyre on "Hot to Talk to a Science Denier: What I Learned at the Flat Earth Convention"
  • 4:48 p.m. - 5:24 p.m.: Yasmin Tayag will give an invited talk.

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