Science Fiction And Science Fact In Interstellar
"Science fiction is a laboratory for experimenting with ideas," says Chris McKitterick.
The film Interstellar stretches scientific knowledge to spark our imaginations and address not-so-fictional problems. What were the dynamic take-aways for an astrophysicist, a science fiction expert, and a movie critic?
Plus, a Kansas scientist reports back after participating in the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.
- Bimal Paul, professor of geography, Kansas State University
- Gregory Rudnick, director, graduate studies for astronomy/astrophysics, The University of Kansas
- Russ Simmons, film critic
- Chris McKitterick, director, Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction, The University of Kansas