Public Science Lectures

Where & When

Wednesday, February 12th

  • Reception and book signing
    • 5pm - 6pm
    • Free food and beverages
  • Public Science Lecture: Science Denialism
    • 6pm - 7pm
    • University of Texas at Tyler University Theater, 3900 University Blvd., Tyler, TX  75799

Thursday, February 13th

  • Book signing
    • 5pm - 6pm
  • Public Science Lecture: Countering Creationist Logic
    • 6pm - 7pm
    • Tyler Junior College, Rogers Student Center, Apache Rooms, 1401 E Lake St, Tyler, TX  75701
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Dr. Steven Novella

Clinical Neurologist and Assistant Professor of Neurology
Yale University


Dr. Novella is the best-selling author of the Skeptic's Guide to the Universe, as well as the host of a popular science podcast with the same name. He has had many prominent guests on his show, including Mythbuster’s Adam Savage, Bill Nye the Science Guy, and former President Jimmy Carter. He is regularly invited around the world as a panelist at popular science and technical conferences regarding his expertise in science communication, science-based medicine, and critical thinking; venues included the American Association for the Advancement of Science, National Geographic, Vienna School of Medicine, Rochester Academy of Medicine, and NASA. Furthermore, he runs the well-known blogs Science-Based Medicine, exploring issues and controversies in science and medicine, and Neurologica, focusing on science and skepticism.



His book:



Two different public science lectures, with book signings:

Science Denialism
Wednesday, February 12th, 6-7pm
University of Texas at Tyler University Theater, 3900 University Blvd., Tyler, TX  75799
There will be a reception and book signing with Dr. Novella from 5-6pm with free food and beverages


Countering Creationist Logic
Thursday, February 13th, 6-7pm
Tyler Junior College, Rogers Student Center, Apache Rooms, 1401 E Lake St, Tyler, TX  75701
There will be a book signing with Dr. Novella from 5-6pm

Open to the public! Free of charge!