Presenters: Jessica Khoury, Rachel Rener Jessica Khoury is the author of many fantasy and sci-fi books for teens and young readers, published by Penguin Random House, Scholastic, Audible, and Harper Collins and translated into over a dozen languages. Join her for a discussion of the writing process, what it takes to create fantasy worlds and […]
Presenter: Carolyn Collins Petersen Come hear and see the latest discoveries from the James Webb Space Telescope. This amazing observatory is delving deep into space and time to help astronomers — and us — solve some of the mysteries of the universe!
Presenter: Brian Cummings The legendary Brian Cummings talks about his decades spanning career as a voice actor.
Presenter: Roy Cook In this talk, I will explore a number of interconnections between DC Comic’s Batman and Charles Schulz’s Peanuts, including a Batman comic authored by Snoopy, a Batman villain named after Charlie Brown, and a Joker story where this notorious villain captures and torments Charles Schulz.
Presenter: Bill Thompson Award-winning storyboard artist Bill Thomspon discusses storyboarding large budget feature films and television shows. Followed by Q and A.
Presenter: Carolyn Collins Petersen Every day astronomers find new, exciting, and sometimes weird stuff in space. Carolyn will take us on a trip through cosmic weirdness, from black holes to a cosmic collision that destroyed a star to a supernova that almost ate the solar system. Come explore the odd site of the cosmos in […]
Presenter: Michael Carroll Throughout its history, our planet Earth has resembled quite alien worlds. From searing Venus to glacial Mars to pre-biotic Titan, our world has morphed and changed until it got where it is today. Artist/writer Michael Carroll explores the “Alien Earths” of the past, sharing paintings he did for the book as well […]
Presenter: Dr. Michael L. Wong Dr. Michael L. Wong is a planetary scientist and astrobiologist at the Carnegie Institution for Science working on the questions “Where did we come from?” and “Are we alone in the universe?” He also hosts Strange New Worlds: A Science & Star Trek Podcast (https://soundcloud.com/strange-new-worlds)
Presenter: Richard Blake The greatest achievement of engineering and science in human history … and you missed it! Here’s your chance to experience what it was like for the 8 days from July 16-24, 1969 while three astronauts did what cultures around the Earth had dreamed of for millennia – travel to the Moon and […]
Presenter: Richard Blake A Star Wars themed science exploration where we’ll learn to use The Force (of Static Electricity) to levitate and repel objects, power light tubes, propel spacecraft, generate lightning, and more! There’ll be lots of opportunities for padawans to perform Jedi tricks themselves.