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Science Literacy Week 2017

An annual nationwide festival of science taking place Sept 18-24, 2017 - events at UofT Libraries and UofT

Why Science Literacy?

Watch these great videos about sci lit and the magic of science.

Neil deGrasse Tyson fields questions on the importance of science literacy during a Q&A session at the 2010 World Science Festival in New York City. 

Communicating Science in the Post-Truth Era

Scientific literacy is necessary

The era of blind faith in big data must end


A monthly after-hours series by the American Museum of Natural History - cocktails and conversation about cutting-edge science topics with experts from the field.

Can a robot pass a university entrance exam?

How to predict everything - even who dies next in Game of Thrones

What moral decisions should driverless cars make?

How simple ideas lead to scientific discoveries