"Not Meant to Voyage Far": Science in the Universe of H.P. Lovecraft


Saturday March 26, 2016 - 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm

H.P. Lovecraft is most often considered a writer of horror, but his stories used scientific techniques and paradigms to explain why things happened in his terrifying tales. Should some of his work be considered science fiction? Is pseudo-science acceptable if it makes the story more plausible? We'll be discussing everything from non-Euclidean geometry to biochemistry to quantum weirdness