The Science of Fiction

Mar 11, 2017

3:30pm – 4:30pm CT

We are all living in the future. A future comprised of digital technology, electronic devices, advanced machinery, and gadgets for every possible need. In this tech-driven world where we’re all addicted to our pocket-sized supercomputers, what role does science play in storytelling? How does being in touch with the latest advancements keep your script ideas fresh? Is science relevant in fiction? In this hour-long discussion, we’ll explore these important questions and more with an expert panel featuring two science communicators and two esteemed television writer-producers.

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Stephany Folsom

Sorry Dave Productions

Rick Loverd

National Academy of Sciences

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