Future Telling Science + Fiction Webinars: Math and Physics are Our Super Powers!

Celebrate the connections between STEM and storytelling in these fun, fast-paced and free webinars. Whether you’re a writer, educator or scientist, you’ll learn about bleeding-edge concepts and mind-bending views of the future with authors and experts.

S.L Huang is an MIT-educated mathematician and former Hollywood stuntperson and armorer. Her books are filled with strong characters, high-tech weaponry and math superpowers. Rebecca C. Thompson is a physicist and head of education and public outreach at the Fermi National Accelerator Lab. She’s also the author of “Fire, Ice, and Physics: The Science of Game of Thrones” and the “Spectra, The Laser Superhero” series of physics comic books. Join them to geek out about everything including sword play, solid-state physics and answers to burning questions about STEM, writing and surviving stunts.

Wednesday, September 23 at 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Virtual Event
Event Type

Lectures, Presentations and Workshops, Community Events

Topic

Arts and Culture, Research

Target Audience

Students, Faculty and Staff, Alumni, General Public

Website

https://go.niu.edu/futuretelling

Cost

This event is free and open to the public.

Group
NIU STEAM, Friends of the NIU Libraries
Department
Center for P-20 Engagement, NIU Outreach, Outreach, Engagement and Regional Development, STEM Outreach, University Libraries
Contact Name

Gillian King-Cargile

Contact Email or Phone

(815) 753-6784

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