Science in Popular Culture

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Have you ever read a comic book and thought about the science being depicted? Or wondered if the television shows that use science to move the plot are accurate? In this forum, our panelists will look at how science is presented (and explained) in these areas of popular culture.

Audience: ages 12+

Participating MSF Partners: University of Maine

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Presenters: Mark McLaughlin, Assistant Professor of History at the University of Maine; Jamie Wren, Research Associate, Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center, University of Maine

Moderator: Liam Riordan, Professor of History at the University of Maine

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