Cork Skeptics

Promoting Reason, Science & Critical Thinking in Cork City & Beyond

Believe ET Or Not

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Colm Ryan of Cork Skeptics will discuss some of the stranger stories arising from our love affair with the cosmos.

Colm will take a sceptical look at astrology, the UFO phenomenon, and the popular conspiracy theories of our culture. In contrast to these are real, scientific quests to find life on planets and moons beyond the Earth.

Lastly, Colm will introduce a baloney detector kit, which may help distinguish outlandish claims from rational scientific discovery.

This talk is part of the Space On The Road! series of events taking place throughout Cork County Libraries this summer, and is one of many events comprising the Summer of Space at Blackrock Castle Observatory. For more information visit or  You can also follow along on social media using #SummerOfSpace #SSP17 #OurSpaceOurTime

This talk takes place in Youghal County Library, Cork at 6:30pm on Thursday 27th July. Admission is free and all are welcome to attend.


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Cork Skeptics is a group dedicated to promoting skepticism, science, and rational thinking in Cork City (Ireland) and beyond.

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