The Art of Getting Science Right

Tuesday, January 26, 2:00 p.m.
Filmmaker Lodge

Movies play an enormous role in the popular perception of science and its practitioners (see: cantankerous old man sporting lab coat and projectile white hair). But what does it mean to “get it right,” particularly in a new era of great science communication—one that captivates the public imagination with more complex understandings of science? Join Mike Cahill (Another Earth, I Origins), Shane Carruth (Primer, Upstream Color), Clifford Johnson (professor of physics, University of Southern California), Ting Wu (professor of genetics, Harvard University), and moderator Kerry Bishé (Halt and Catch Fire) in exploring what lies between accuracy and artifice.
Supported by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.


Kerry Bishe
Mike Cahill
Shane Carruth
Clifford Johnson
Ting Wu
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