University of Arizona Campus  •  March 14 -15, 2020  •  9:30am to 5:30pm

The Scientific Crystal Ball

From ancient astrologists to today's big-data researchers, meteor hunters and climate scientists, scholars have sought ways to predict the future. They won't be stopping anytime soon!

Alexander Boxer

Alexander Boxer is a data scientist with a doctorate in physics and degrees in the history of science and classics. "A Scheme of Heaven: The History of Astrology and the Search for our Destiny in Data" is his first book....

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Bryan Walsh

Bryan Walsh graduated summa cum laude from Princeton University. He moved to Hong Kong, where he began as a foreign correspondent for Time magazine’s Asian edition. He spent the next five years reporting from around Asia....


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