F102 | Science Conversations


11:30am - 1:00 pm


5/28, 6/4, 6/11, 6/18, 6/25 & 7/2

Six Sessions 

This course is offered online via the easy-to-use Zoom program.

Join us to discuss science news appearing in the Tuesday “Science Times” section of The New York Times, plus magazines and journals. Moderators for the sessions will encourage a vigorous give-and-take. Student suggestions for discussion topics and additional readings are welcomed. 

Peter Bluhm, Moderator, J.D., Albany Law School; held a variety of positions in Vermont state government; retired President of Berkshire Telecommunications Consulting; past President of OLLI at BCC. 

Anthony Segal, Moderator, M.D., Cambridge University; Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons; 30 years of neurosurgery in Memphis, Tennessee; currently co-chair of OLLI Science Subcommittee. 

Recommended Reading for 5/28: 

1A gamma ray news.pdf

1 Moon origin.pdf

Recommended Reading for 6/4: 

Maxwells Demon.pdf

Recommended Reading for 6/11: 

3 Chimera embryos.pdf

Recommended Reading for 7/2/21:

5 Double copy gravity.pdf

6 Midsized Black Holes.pdf


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