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...