Science on Screen: Fast, Cheap and Out of Control
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56 Arbor St
Real Art Ways
Science on Screen® is a film series that features “creative pairings of classic, cult, and documentary films with lively introductions by notable figures from the world of science, technology, and medicine.” Speaker: Kent D. Dunlap, Ph.D., Charles A. Dana Research Professor of Biology, Trinity College Topic: “The Scientific Method and Everyday Life–Like Lion Taming” Film: "Fast, Cheap and Out of Control" In this classic documentary, four eccentrics talk about their diverse lives, interests, and offbeat occupations: Lion tamer Dave Hoover offers theories about wild animal thought processes; topiary gardener George Mendo clips hedges to various creatures; mole-rat specialist Ray Mendez researches the animals’ behavior; robotics scientist Rodney Brooks assembles autonomous robots.