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When Does a Theory Become a Conspiracy Theory?
Is the earth flat? Did we pretend to go to the moon? Should Bigfoot donate its body to pseudoscience? Why are these and other conspiracy theories so popular? This April fools’ day join Dr Simon Pollard for a light-hearted look at some of the world’s most persistent conspiracy theories. Dr Simon Pollard has a PHD in Zoology and is Adjunct Professor of Science Communication at the University of Canterbury.