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'Truth in the Internet Age: Science Under Siege'

In the era of "post truth" and fake news, what are the implications for science and the communication of science?   When is a fact a fact? What is the relationship between truth and the pursuit of scientific knowledge? Two days before the March for Science, these and other questions related to science and the communication of science were explored and debated in a forum featuring interviews with three esteemed members of the Yale faculty: Dan Kahan, the Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor of Law and professor of psychology; Meg Urry, the Israel Munson Professor of Physics and Astronomy; and David Hafler, the William S. and Lois Stiles Edgerly Professor of Neurology and professor of immunbiology and chair of the Department of Neurology