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International fake science festival comes to MIT


April 23, 2017

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Forget fake news, head over to Cambridge this weekend for some fake science.

The Festival of Bad Ad Hoc Hypotheses — also known as BAHFest — is being held Sunday at Kresge Auditorium at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

The event is a celebration of well-argued and thoroughly researched but completely incorrect scientific theories. Six speakers will take the stage and present their theories to a panel of real scientists and a live audience.

The most outrageous theory gets a trophy.

The idea for the festival originated with a cartoon by Zach Weinersmith...

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