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Science Matters @ CPL: The Science of Star Wars - A 40+ Year Technological Tour de Force

The original series of Star Wars movies in the 70s and 80s set the stage for so many (at that time) fictional technologies which are now pervasive and entrenched in our society and daily lives. Ranging from space ships and stations, to powerful energy weapons, to intelligent robotics, to human prosthetics. University of Arizona Physicist Wolfgang Fink will touch upon and jointly explore these and additional areas, and paint the landscape of where we stand currently and where we might be going in the (not so) distant future "in a galaxy far, far away....".

Learn more about Wolfgang Fink and his research laboratory here:  http://autonomy.arizona.edu/

Science Matters@CPL is a Science Cafe that explores ideas and the latest research in science topics that matter to you, through presentations and discussion with local scientists and experts. 

Want more science? Other upcoming Science Matters @ CPL programs:

Science Matters @ CPL: Mo' Plastics, Mo' Problems - April 24, 6:30 PM

Science Matters @ CPL: Can the Zombie Apocalypse Really Happen? - May 7, 6:30 PM 

Science Matters @ CPL: Exploring the Moon Today - June 4, 6:30 PM 

 

Date:
Saturday, March 23, 2019
Time:
11:00am - 12:30pm
Time Zone:
Arizona Time (change)
Location:
Monsoon Room
Campus:
Sunset
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