Comic Books to Science Fiction…and Beyond!
American POP! explores the transformative effects that science fiction and popular culture have on our everyday lives and the technology that surrounds us. Tempe Center for the Arts and Arizona State University have worked together to create an exhibit that will investigate the relationship between popular culture, scientific inquiry, technological innovation and cultural change.
Melissa Morris, theoretical astrophysicist and assistant director of the Center for Meteorite Studies at Arizona State University, explains how science fiction has influenced her throughout her career.
Jeff Yarger, professor of chemistry, biochemistry and physics at Arizona State University and director of the Magnetic Resonance Research Center, explains how science fiction has influenced him throughout his career.
In this episode of 5 Burning Questions, we interview young adult fiction author Tom Leveen, whose most recent novel Sick was launched at Arizona State University on October 1, 2013. Also check out Tom’s guest post at Imaginary Papers about zombies, adolescence and how all violence is graphic.