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Cafe Scientifique

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You are cordially invited to come and chat with a scientist about an interesting and/or controversial science topic.  Patterned after the International Cafe Scientifique, the Science Department has initiated an outreach program to promote public interest in science.
Our goal is simply to have regularly scheduled sessions for informal discussions of scientific topics.

Schuler Books & Music
Meridian Mall, Okemos
Tuesday, May 21, 2019, 7:00pm

The Battle of the Titans: Mathematics vs Truth

For centuries, mathematics was considered the prime example and even the foundation of truth. But in the nineteenth century cracks were discovered in the foundation. These cracks have led to alternative facts and questions about whether anything can be known for sure. Join us with Dr. Tim Pennings, chair of the department of Mathematics at Davenport University, for this fast-paced, interactive overview of 2500 years from Euclid to Einstein shows how discoveries in mathematics and physics have changed the way we think about truth - including religious and moral truth.

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Please join us.  If you have any questions, please contact Alan O'Keefe by phone at (517) 483-1110 or e-mail at

Science at Lansing Community College

Science Department
Arts & Sciences Building, Room 3203
Phone: (517) 483-1092
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