Eclipses and Science Fiction

Dr. Stephanie J. Slater

Across a wide variety of science fiction movies and books, eclipses capture the audiences’ attention. Dr. Slater provides an overview of how eclipses are used by talented authors of science fiction to highlight the human experience in futuristic settings.

Bio: 

Dr. Stephanie J. Slater is the Director of the CAPER Center for Astronomy & Physics Education Research and a Research Professor of Engineering from Capital College. Dr. Slater is a well-known lecturer on the science and socio-cultural aspects of science fiction and an expert on the popularization of science. An author of three books and numerous articles, Dr. Slater connects culture and science as a speaker at conferences around the world.
Stephanie Slater

Date: 

Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 10:00

Location: 

Ballroom