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, 2020 at 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

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Event Type

Lectures, Presentations and Workshops, Community Events


Arts and Culture, Research

Target Audience

Students, Faculty and Staff, Alumni, General Public




This event is free and open to the public.

Friends of the NIU Libraries, NIU STEAM
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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