Image for To c or not to c - Physics in Science Fiction Writing

To c or not to c - Physics in Science Fiction Writing

David Wilkinson, Institute of Physics and Fellow, Nottingham Trent University

Science fiction has long been divided between authors who try to get all the physics right and those who abandon any pretence at considering real-world science at all. This lecture looks at some of those who tried and considers both how well they did and the innovative ideas they have come up with for future physics and technology. And of course, there is the perennial question in space-based future fiction – whether faster-than-light travel is permitted. To have >c or <c? That is the question…

To join this webinar you must register in advance athttps://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1021602842411577357

Organised By
IOP West Midlands Branch, Hereford & Worcester Centre
Date/Time
10 Nov 2020 19:31 to 21:00
Location
This is an online event
Invite Friends