Activity stations blend discovery, imagination at Leonardo exhibit

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Activity stations blend discovery, imagination at Leonardo exhibit

CSI has designed a number of activity stations that are integrated into Phoenix Art Museum’s “Leonardo da Vinci’s Codex Leicester and the Power of Observation” exhibit. The stations encourage visitors to engage in critical and creative thinking and making, and the activities are designed to provide hands-on experiences for visitors to explore a key theme of the exhibit: thinking on paper.

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Documenting the next millennium of Tempe urbanization in history’s slowest photograph

Boasting two interstate freeways and one of Arizona’s largest shopping malls, the city of Tempe has been selected to represent the evolution of world civilization over the next thousand years.

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ASU invites community to help redesign the future at Emerge 2015

Radically new visions of the future will be showcased as part of Arizona State University’s Emerge 2015 – a one-day event featuring visionary Jad Abumrad, host of the award-winning show Radiolab, and 10 spellbinding “visitations from the future,” including theatrical performances, improvisation, games, dance and hands-on opportunities to design and build the future.

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ASU researchers explore cultural legacy of ‘Frankenstein’ on film

A panel of researchers from Arizona State University’s Frankenstein Bicentennial Project will deliver public lectures as part of “It’s Alive!: Frankenstein on Film,” a weekend of screenings and conversations, Jan. 23-25, at the SIFF Film Center in Seattle.

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Actor Harry Lennix joins ASU sci-fi dinner series event

Arizona State University’s Center for Science and the Imagination and Project Humanities will present the latest installment of the Science Fiction TV Dinner series at 6 p.m., Jan. 22, at the Marston Exploration Theater on ASU’s Tempe campus. The event, focused on the television series Dollhouse, will feature one of its stars, Harry Lennix, whose credits include the films Man of Steel, Ray, The Matrix: Reloaded and Revolutions, and NBC’s new hit series The Blacklist.

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Future perfect: How the Victorians invented the future

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Review: Hieroglyph: Stories and Visions for a Better Future

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Researchers explore future of ‘postdigital’ textbook

This story was originally published at ASU News. An interdisciplinary team at Arizona State University has been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation’s Cyberlearning and Future Learning Technologies

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The Untapped Potential in Science Fiction

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New Book Explores Science Fiction Turned Reality

Fiction Writers Help Scientists Push Known Boundaries

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Sci-Fi Writers Urge Strapped Researchers to Keep Dreaming

Enough With Dystopias: It’s Time For Sci-Fi Writers To Start Imagining Better Futures

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ASU’s Center for Science And Imagination Presents Science Fiction TV Dinner

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Book Review: ‘Hieroglyph’ edited by Ed Finn and Kathryn Cramer

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Science Fiction Writers Take a Rosier View

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Sci-fi writers, scientists imagine the future

By Kathryn Jepsen, Symmetry Magazine

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Q&A: The sci-fi optimist

By Zeeya Merali, Nature