Chair of the department of biological sciences at Columbia University, director of the Firestein Lab which researches the vertebrate olfactory system and its role in perception and memory, and author of the new book Ignorance, Stuart Firestein asks: What do humans have absolutely no clue about? How can acknowledging the unknown make us smarter? How will ignorance drive science and exploration forward?
Before & After
--Saturate yourself in our cerebral grooves
--Try our quizzical cocktail of the night, the “WTF?”
--Revel in the Q&A (emphasis on Q)
--Snag a signed copy of Ignorance, Dr. Firestein’s brain-boggling new book!
The next brainy edition of the Secret Science Club meets Wednesday, May 16, 8 pm @ the Bell House, 149 7th St. (between 2nd and 3rd avenues) in Gowanus,
Brooklyn. Subway: F or G to 4th Ave; R to 9th St.
Doors open at 7:30 pm. Please bring ID: 21+.
No cover. Just bring your smart self.