ASU, NGA to address national security risks of climate change

Month: June 2014

ASU Foresight Initiative

ASU, NGA to address national security risks of climate change

Arizona State University was selected for a competitive, five-year award of $20 million by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) to launch a research partnership, effective June 1, to explore approaches for anticipating and mitigating national security risks associated with climate change.

Nathan Fillion and Panelists

Hollywood star visits ASU to promote teen reading, science exploration

Nathan Fillion may very well be the friendliest, most unpretentious spaceship captain, mystery-solving author and science fiction heartthrob in the known universe. The “ruggedly handsome” star of TV’s “Castle” was the delight of fans as he headlined a fundraiser on the Arizona State University campus in Tempe, June 7.

Thinking Big

Ed Finn at the Congress on the Future of Engineering Software 2014

On April 25, 2014, Ed Finn spoke at the 2014 Congress on the Future of Engineering Software, in Scottsdale, Arizona, about the Center about thinking big, science, technology and the power of narratives to shape the future.

Wells, War of the Worlds

Shaping the future through sci-fi at ASU

From the geostationary satellite to the Taser, the submarine to virtual reality, many technologies we use today were originally conceived of by writers and artists. These visionaries imagined future inventions with remarkable accuracy, even if they didn’t know how to actually make them.

Nathan Fillion to Discuss Serenity, Software, and Sci-Fi in Tempe June 7

Serenity, Softwire and the Science of SF poster

An evening with Nathan Fillion and friends

This item was originally published at ASU News, and written by Marshall Terrill of ASU’s Office of Public Affairs.  ASU’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences’ Department of English and

Tomorrow Project USA

Winners announced in collaborative, global sci-fi competition

Arizona State University’s Center for Science and the Imagination, Intel and the Society for Science & the Public are proud to announce the winners of their competition, “The Future – Powered by Fiction.” The competition challenged young people ages 13-25 from all over the world to share their visions for possible futures inspired by real science and technology. To see a full list of winners, visit: