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CIFAR Massey Talk: Doubt Everything

Commentary 30.09.2015

Inspired by the line “doubt everything” from Bertolt Brecht’s famous play about the life of Galileo, Dr. Bernstein examines science – its origins, meaning, importance and wonder. Drawing on lessons from the revolution in molecular biology beginning in the mid-20th century, he explores the importance of scientifi­c questioning, challenging authority and exploring new methodologies.

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