Is Perception Reality? Viewing the world through the lens of science and the lens of faith.

A great conversation!

We were very honored to have Dr. Bill Newsome of Stanford as our conversation starter for this event (10/19/2018)! He kicked off our conversation with a fascinating discussion of the relationship between perception and reality, considering what that means for both science and faith.


Date: October 19th, 2018, from 6PM-8:30PM
Location: Dabney Hall at Caltech (map)
Included Dinner: *FREE for Caltech students, faculty, and staff
Attendees: 90, largely Caltech students

Dr. Bill Newsome of Stanford

About Dr. Newsome

Dr. Newsome is the Director of the Stanford Neurosciences Institute and Professor of Neurobiology at Stanford University. He co-chaired the NIH working group that planned the U.S. national BRAIN initiative. And he received his Ph.D. in Biology from Caltech.

Read more about Dr. Newsome on his Stanford faculty profile »



Our events begin with dinner and some time to meet others interested in the topic. Then our conversation gets kicked off with a talk by our distinguished speaker and a short Q&A. Then we gather in groups of 8-10 to ask questions and share our own perspectives on the issue.