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The Sciences

Big Night for Energy! Watch Live Online

The IntersectionBy Sheril KirshenbaumMarch 9, 2011 9:31 PM


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After months of planning, Energy at the Movies happens tonight! The event begins at 6pm CT and there's still time to register to watch online or visit Scientific American for the live feed:

Nuclear power is evil. Solar power is our savior. Or…is it the other way around? On Wednesday, March 9, at 7:00 p.m. EST, the University of Texas will present an entertaining lecture about how movies have depicted energy sources and therefore shaped public opinion and government policy, for generations. The evening will be filled with video clips and expert debates, and you can watch the whole event, live, right here at

We'll be taking questions on Facebook & Twitter (tag #energymovies) and I can report that this is one of the most unique and engaging projects I've been involved organizing. We've got quite a cool and interactive show, so tune in and you won't be disappointed!

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