American Scientific Affiliation Posts 2010 Annual Meeting Audios

In addition to the presentation on “Seeking Other Earths: Exoplanets and the Significance of Life,” conference participants had the opportunity to visit the NASA-Goddard Space Flight Center. The above photo is of “a small portion of one of the largest-seen star-birth regions in the galaxy, the Carina Nebula.”  It was taken by the Hubble Space Telescope (developed and serviced by NASA-Goddard), http://hubble.nasa.gov/.

The American Scientific Affiliation (ASA) has just begun to post audio podcasts of the talks from their 65th Annual Meeting:  Science, Faith, and Public Policy (Catholic University in America, Washington, D.C.).  I’d encourage you to check out their library.

Three presentations which I found of particular value and commend to you are …

If you have comments on any of these presentations, please post them here.  If you’d prefer a private on-line discussion group on one of these presentations, let me know.

Note 1: Files of many of the presentation slides will also be posted on the ASA site. We’ll keep you up-to-date.  In addition, interviews of several ASA presenters are in process for posting on the ESN blog.  As you may remember, we already have posted

Note 2:  If you’re a student in the sciences (or interested in the sciences), don’t miss the ASA’s special student rate of $20 a year. To learn more about the benefits of membership click here.  Might make a good item to request as a birthday or Christmas gift. Just an idea ;-)

Note 3:  ESN’s looking forward to more conversations on the relationship of science-faith on the blog AND at next year’s ASA mtgs, which will be hosted by North Central College, in the Chicago area, July 29 – Aug 1, 2011. Mark your calendars!

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Tom Grosh IV

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  • matzke@ATberkeley.edu'
    Nick Matzke commented on October 9, 2010 Reply

    Howdy! I just noticed that the davis1 talk and davis2 talk files are identical recordings, but they are supposed to be 2 different talks. I’ll email whoever I find as the web admit on that page too. Cheers! Nick

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