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Think Tank talks about science and public attitudes with physicist Krauss

Feb 18, 2022, 10:30 AM | Updated: 10:39 am
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Lawrence Krauss is a world-renowned physicist, public intellectual and public advocate for science. He is also currently host of a video podcast, The Origins Podcast.

He has been a guest on the Think Tank several times and is one of my all-time favorite guests.

As always with Krauss, our discussion is provocative, wide-ranging, insightful, and fun.

We consider:

• Are we headed towards a New Dark Age, where facts no longer matter?
• What of those who seem to have rejected, not only science, but the very notion of expertise?
• Why does much of the public seem too willing to substitute its judgment for those of people who have spent decades studying?
• How has science fared in the COVID pandemic in the two years since you were last here?

The Think Tank airs on KTAR 92.3 FM on Saturday 6-7 p.m. and Sunday 9-10 p.m.

Podcasts are available after broadcast. Older shows are archived at www.mikeoneil.org.

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Think Tank talks about science and public attitudes with physicist Krauss