Exploring the Science in Science Fiction

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Date(s) - Wednesday, April 7, 2021
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


How much do we know about the science behind our favorite science fiction stories? How scientifically accurate or plausible are some of the genre’s common themes and familiar tropes such as space warfare, robots, aliens, and exploring other worlds? Join physicist Charles Adler and historian Bow Van Riper for a look at how the collision of science and drama shapes some of the classics of sci-fi film and TV, including 2001: A Space Odyssey, Star Trek, Star Wars, The Terminator, The Martian, and more.

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