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Town Hall Seattle: Science Series

Town Hall’s Science series is dedicated to understanding the world around us. Whether we’re hearing from a legendary physicist or a UW graduate student, the Science series explores math, biology, chemistry, the environment, and so much more.

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Sep 30, 2019

For decades, if not centuries, science has backed up society’s simple dictum that the brains of men and women are hardwired differently. However, acclaimed professor of neuroimaging Gina Rippon offered new research that suggests that this idea of the brain is little more than “neurotrash.” Rippon arrived at Town...

Sep 24, 2019

How can a person who lives with multiple sclerosis, Crohn’s disease, lupus, or arthritis communicate their experiences to people who do not live with these or other autoimmune diseases? Town Hall Seattle and Benaroya Research Institute presented The Body Lives Its Undoing—a reflection in poetry and visual...

Sep 17, 2019

Math, logic, and geometry may make our everyday life more quantifiable, but it takes a deliberate mind to apply these tools to truly comprehend the world around us. Luckily, Eugenia Cheng and Amir Alexander made their way to Town Hall for a math night double header to teach us how to see the world like they do. First,...