Sunday, December 11, 2016, 7:30 pm, Beringia Centre, Whitehorse
Ernie Prokopchuk, Instructor, Chemist, School of Science, Yukon College
Laundry magnets to increase water's natural solvency? Salt lamp air cleansing? What lies behind the hype: is it science, myth, misunderstanding or marketing? And how has sharing information through social media shaped what we believe to be the truth about the world around us? Join Ernie Prokopchuk as he explores the science behind some of the most popular stories trending on social network feeds over the last few years. Hundreds of "likes" and retweets can't be wrong, can they?
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