The Physics of Star Trek: A Multimedia Lecture
(Does the Star Trek universe stack up against the real universe?)
The WIPP site is pleased to announce that Dr. Lawrence M. Krauss will deliver a public lecture on The Physics of Star Trek as part of the Workshop on the Next Generation U.S. Underground Science Facility on June 12, 2000 .
How does the Star Trek universe stack up against the real universe? Find out what the series creators got right - and wrong! - about science. From Newton to Hawking, from Kirk to Janeway, Dr. Lawrence Krauss, the author of The Physics of Star Trek, will take you on a warp speed journey through the world of physics as we know it, and as it one day might be.
Dr. Krauss is the author of a best selling book by the same title, and the Ambrose Swasey Professor of Physics, Professor of Astronomy and Chairman of the Department of Physics at Case Western Reserve University. In addition to over 120 scientific articles, Dr. Krauss is the author of Fear of Physics: A guide to the Perplexed and The Fifth Essence: The Search for Dark Matter and Quintessence.
The lecture - which is free and open to workshop participants and invited guests - will be on Monday June 12 at the Carousel House at the Pecos River Village at 7:00 pm.
This lecture is not prepared, approved, licensed or endorsed by any entity involved in creating or producing the Star Trek television series or films.