Politics, Science, and the Media: A Lecture by Linda Billings, Ph.D.
Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at 5:30 PM (EST)
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SMPA Fellow and Director of Science Communication,
National Institute of Aerospace's Center for Integrated STEM Education
Dr. Billings' lecture will discuss the politics of the U.S. space program and the key issues that form the basis of how we understand space exploration. She will also address the role of largely unknown but powerful organizations like American Association for the Advancement of Science and the National Academy of Sciences and the media's tendency to rely on their expertise.
Q and A will follow.
Tuesday, February 5
Marvin Center Room 311
George Washington University
800 21st Street NW, Washington DC
Free and open to the public
Doors will open at 5:15 p.m. Guests will be seated on a first-to-arrive basis.
This event is held in conjunction with the Elliott School of International Affairs' Space Policy Institute and its director, Professor Scott Page
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