Living in Alien Worlds

Living in Alien Worlds

Friday, April 13, 2012

Hunter College West, Lexington Ave. and 68th St., Room 714


Animals experience their worlds in ways we cannot understand—with senses we have lost long ago or never had. They define their worlds with exquisite senses of smell and hearing, with vision that sees what we can't imagine, or with responses to chemical or electromagnetic properties that we are insensitive to. By these yard sticks, many animals are far smarter than we are.

Join a panel of experts this April for a dicsussion on "Living in Alien Worlds."

Panelists include: Jelle Atema, Tim Goldsmith, Katy Payne, Stim Wilcox, and moderator Carl Zimmer. For complete biographies and more information visit or email