‘Star Wars,’ ‘The Martian’ Show Science Fiction’s Role In Pop Culture

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‘Star Wars,’ ‘The Martian’ Show Science Fiction’s Role In Pop Culture

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Using digital storytelling to grapple with scientific progress

Researchers at Arizona State University have received a four-year, $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation to use the interactive, engaging nature of digital narratives to invite deeper conversations about questions of scientific creativity and responsibility.