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Brilliant Blunders – Public Lecture Trailer

During a live public lecture webcast on June 1, 2016, astrophysicist and author Dr. Mario Livio will look at major missteps made by some of history’s greatest scientists, and explain why blunders are actually an integral part of the scientific process. Watch live June 1 at 7pm EDT:

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Even the greatest scientists have made some serious blunders. “Brilliant Blunders” concerns the evolution of life on Earth, of the Earth itself, of stars, and of the universe as a whole. In this talk, astrophysicist Dr. Mario Livio explores and analyzes major errors committed by such luminaries as Charles Darwin, Linus Pauling, and Albert Einstein. […]

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