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Saturday, May 5 • 9:00am - 9:50am
Science & Futurism with Isaac Arthur

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Isaac Arthur has a YouTube channel that explores scientifically plausible ways of achieving science fiction ideas. We will present a few of his programs to illustrate his approach for an audience that will probably love it.

Speakers
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Dr. Kristine Larsen

Kristine is Professor of Astronomy at Central Connecticut State University in New Britain, Connecticut. Her teaching and research focuses on the intersections of science and society, including the history of women in science, and science and popular culture.In particular, her work focuses on depictions of science and scientists in the works of J.R.R. Tolkien... Read More →
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Jeff MacLeod

Jeff Macleod is a physics major at Wayne State university, with a focus on applied engineering and astronomy. He is also President of the Warren Astronomical Society and a volunteer for NASA's Solar System Ambassadors program.
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Kevin O'Brien

Anything, I'm the friendly sort, but I have an interest in open source technology, science, and science fiction. Which kind of describes this whole con, right? Maybe that is why this is my favorite.


Saturday May 5, 2018 9:00am - 9:50am
Algonquin B