Science Fiction or Future Science?

Science fiction has inspired tech ranging from cellphones to space travel, demonstrating that innovation doesn’t happen without imagination. Similarly, science has inspired legendary comic book heroes. Join acclaimed author & afrofuturist, Ytasha Womack; National Air & Space Museum’s Margaret Weitekamp; NASA engineer & Hollywood science advisor, Kevin Grazier; and Boeing Phantom Works' Mark Cherry for a conversation on how science and science-fiction influences and shapes each other’s narrative.



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Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Interactive Badge
Format: Panel
Event Type: Session
Level: Beginner