Event Title

Panel: Science Fact/Science Fiction

Location

Chester Fritz Auditorium

Start Date

27-3-2003 12:00 PM

End Date

27-3-2003 12:00 PM

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This audiovisual recording from March 27, 2003 as part of the 34th annual UND Writers Conference: “Art & Science” features Devra Davis, Julia Whitty, Natalie Angier, Ted Mooney, and Thomas Disch forming the panel “Science Fact/Science Fiction.” The panelists discuss definitions and intersections of fiction and fact, the use of dolphins to detect mines in the Persian Gulf, blurred moral lines concerning human-animal relationships, technology and Science Fiction in war, science education, Edgar Allan Poe as an early Science Fiction writer, Science Fiction as mythology.

Panel moderated by Dr. Al Fivizzani.

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Mar 27th, 12:00 PM Mar 27th, 12:00 PM

Panel: Science Fact/Science Fiction

Chester Fritz Auditorium

This audiovisual recording from March 27, 2003 as part of the 34th annual UND Writers Conference: “Art & Science” features Devra Davis, Julia Whitty, Natalie Angier, Ted Mooney, and Thomas Disch forming the panel “Science Fact/Science Fiction.” The panelists discuss definitions and intersections of fiction and fact, the use of dolphins to detect mines in the Persian Gulf, blurred moral lines concerning human-animal relationships, technology and Science Fiction in war, science education, Edgar Allan Poe as an early Science Fiction writer, Science Fiction as mythology.

Panel moderated by Dr. Al Fivizzani.