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November 2018

Circular Reasoning: The Rise of Flat Earth Belief

November 12 @ 7:15 pm - 9:30 pm
The Admiral Bar, 72a Waterloo Street
Glasgow, G2 7DA United Kingdom
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Doors open at 7.15, and kickoff is at 7.30 In 2013, when Michael Marshall first interviewed the Vice President of the Flat Earth society for his show Be Reasonable, people could scarcely believe that anyone could genuinely think the Earth was flat. Five years later, Flat Earth belief has gone mainstream, spawning thousands of hours of YouTube videos, gaining widespread international media coverage, and attracting countless followers. How did we get here? In this talk, Marshall will talk through his…

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PubhD: Indyref References, Circadian Clocks & Rural Rumblings

November 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Waterstones Sauchiehall Street, 163-157 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3EW United Kingdom
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Kickoff at 7pm sharp. Top floor of the store This special event comes to you in association with our friends from PubhD Glasgow. Speakers & topics: Mhairi Brennan: BBC coverage of the Scottish independence referendum Robyn Womack: Circadian rhythms of birds Bobby Macauley: The effect of community landownership on health in rural Scotland The format is nice and simple: Three researchers will each have 10 minutes to talk about their subject area to an interested audience in a pub There…

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Big Bucks for Big Bosons: What’s the Point of the LHC?

November 26 @ 7:15 pm - 9:30 pm
The Admiral Bar, 72a Waterloo Street
Glasgow, Scotland G2 7DA United Kingdom
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Doors open at 7.15, and kickoff is at 7.30 View event on Facebook View event on Meetup The Large Hadron Collider – or the LHC for short – is the world’s largest experiment. The LHC is essentially an atom smasher, smashing protons together 40 million times every second. In 2012, the LHC discovered the a new subatomic particle: the Higgs boson, which had been predicted by Edinburgh professor Peter Higgs almost 50 years before. Professor Victoria Martin, one of Peter…

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December 2018

Glasgow Skeptics visit Cafe Scientifique: Global Warming in the Trump Era

December 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Waterstones Sauchiehall Street, 163-157 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3EW United Kingdom
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Please note: The venue is Waterstones on Sauchiehall Street (top floor), and the start time is set for 7pm. See event details on Facebook here So we don't have an official Glasgow Skeptics event on this date ... but our friends over in Cafe Scientifique have got something to tickle your fancy instead. The topic this time: Global Warming in the Trump Era The principles of global warming have been known about since the mid-1800s and scientific evidence gathered since…

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