5631 The Physics of Star Trek

Saturday, February 18, 2012: 1:00 PM
Room 110 (VCC West Building)
Lawrence Krauss , Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
Research shows that the best way to teach people is to have them confront their own misconceptions. What better way than to use Science Fiction. Star Trek is engrained in our popular culture, and this whirlwind tour of the star trek universe and of the real universe will not only be fun, it will help show how the universe in which we live is actually far more fascinating than anything science fiction writers have ever come up with.
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