A New York organization called Thinking Animals has launched a fascinating series of scientific talks about animal cognition. I'm looking forward to being the moderator of this Friday's event, called "Living in Alien Worlds." Four scientists will talk about how the bizarre senses of other animals give them experiences of the world we can barely imagine. We'll be talking about everything from insect to whales. Here are the details... Living in Alien WorldsFriday, April 13, 2012 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PMHunter College West, Lexington Ave. and 68th St., Room 714
Panelists include: Jelle Atema, Tim Goldsmith, Katy Payne, Stim Wilcox, and moderator Carl Zimmer. Here are the speaker biographies.