The Science of Star Trek - with special guest Lawrence Krauss
Neil deGrasse Tyson
Science & Technology
Star Trek imagines a future for humans in space where we explore alien worlds using advanced technology. As writers tried to include as much realistic science as possible, the stories have been an inspiration for students, scientists, inventors.The Star Trek TV and movie series imagine a bright future for humans in space, one in which we explore alien worlds with the aid of advanced technology. Because the writers tried to include as much realistic science as possible within the fictional framework, the stories have been an inspiration for students, scientists, inventors; and anyone interested in pondering our destiny on Earth and beyond. In this show, Brandon Fibbs reviews the latest Star Trek movie now in theaters, and Lawrence Krauss talks about how Star Trek uses science to explore what is possible in our universe. Guests: Brandon Fibbs: movie reviewer for The Colorado Springs Gazette, Christianity Today Movies, Cinemattraction and DVDFanatic. Lawrence Krauss: foundation Professor in the School of Earth and Space Exploration and the Physics Department, and Director of the Origins Initiative at Arizona State University. He is the author of several bestselling books, including The Physics of Star Trek.