The Science of Science Fiction

Room 212ABCD

Friday August 16, 2019 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Join our illustrious panelists as they discuss the influences of science in the creation of science fiction as well as the ways that science fiction inspires and motivates some of the most cutting edge science. Moderated by Gary Whitta, writer of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Penny Boston, Director of NASA's Astrobiology Institute Robert Hanson, Systems Engineer, Astrobee, NASA Paul Blake, Greedo from Star Wars: A New Hope Brian Herring, BB-8, SE-2 and the Porgs