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June 9, 2015

  • Project Hieroglyph  |   Video
    • Arizona State University’s Center for Science and the Imagination’s Project Hieroglyph brings together science fiction authors with scientists, engineers, scholars, artists and others to create optimistic, technologically-grounded visions of the future. On May 26, the paperback edition of the anthology "Hieroglyph: Stories & Visions for a Better Future" was released. Ed Finn, director of the center, will talk about Project Hieroglyph.

May 27, 2015

  • From Science Fiction to Science Fact  |   Video
    • A discussion will be held at the Arizona Science Center May 27 on how pop culture and the arts can be used to spark learning and the development of new technology. Science fiction writer Richard Peck will speak, along with his son Mason Peck, who was inspired by his father’s writings to become NASA’s chief technologist. Richard Peck and Brad Snyder, executive director for Arizona State University’s Dion Initiative for Child Well-Being and Bullying Prevention, which is helping put on the event, will tell us more.

May 25, 2015

  • New Bob Boze Bell Book  |   Video
    • Author, radio personality and artist Bob Boze Bell has come out with another book that brings the Old West to life through his storytelling and artistic abilities. Bell will talk about "True West Moments, Where Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction" and show some of the illustrations he’s drawn for the book.

April 6, 2015

  • Climate Science Fiction  |   Video
    • If you’ve ever seen the movie, “The Day After Tomorrow,” you’ve seen an example of climate science fiction, or “Cli-Fi.” It’s a literary genre that allows us to peek into a future where our actions on the planet play out in full form. Manjana Milkoreit, a postdoctoral research fellow with Arizona State University’s Walton Sustainability Fellowship Program, and Clark Miller, a senior sustainability scientist in the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability, will discuss Cli-Fi and how it impacts our current world.

April 1, 2015

  • New Bob Boze Bell Book  |   Video
    • Author, radio personality and artist Bob Boze Bell has come out with another book that brings the Old West to life through his storytelling and artistic abilities. Bell will talk about "True West Moments, Where Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction" and show some of the illustrations he’s drawn for the book.

December 25, 2014

  • Cattle Kate  |   Video
    • Hear about a new work of fiction by author Jana Bommersbach, a story based on the only woman ever lynched as a cattle rustler. Bommersbach will discuss her book, “Cattle Kate.”

December 1, 2014

  • Cattle Kate  |   Video
    • Hear about a new work of fiction by author Jana Bommersbach, a story based on the only woman ever lynched as a cattle rustler. Bommersbach will discuss her book, “Cattle Kate.”

February 27, 2014

  • Arizona ArtBeat: America Pop Art  |   Video
    • A new exhibit at the Tempe Center for the Arts highlights the influences of comic books, television, movies and science fiction. “American Pop: Comic Books to Science Fiction…and Beyond” features displays of vintage super heroes, science fiction memorabilia and original artwork. Gallery coordinator Michelle Dock will share interesting pieces that demonstrate the powerful effects that science fiction and popular culture have on our everyday lives.
 

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