Escape Velocity 2017 has ended
Back To Schedule
Friday, September 1 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
The Expanse: How it Gets Science Right

Sign up or log in to save this to your schedule, view media, leave feedback and see who's attending!

Feedback form is now closed.
Often called "Game of Thrones in Space", "The Expanse" shows that humanity can colonize the Solar System, but we still bring our baggage with us. In this show, gravity, speed of light, communications, and human nature are all just as much antagonists as the Protomolecule. Join us as we talk about both the science of the show, and the show itself.

avatar for Ann White

Ann White

Ann White has over 20 years of experience presenting interactive fan panels at conventions in the Baltimore-Washington area. In the time that she's not working to support her beading habit, she is a voracious reader and viewer of sci-fi and fantasy. Her current favorites are The Expanse... Read More →
avatar for John White

John White

Cybersecurity engineer
In real life John is a cybersecurity engineer. The other 16 hours of the day he is an omnivorous reader and viewer of science fiction, urban fantasy, and cyberpunk, especially The Expanse, Ghost in the Shell, and anything by William Gibson. John has over 20 years of experience presenting... Read More →

avatar for Bjorn Munson

Bjorn Munson

Programming Coordinator, Museum of Science Fiction
A lifelong fan of science fiction in all media, Bjorn currently feeds his need to tell SF and other stories as artistic director of Jabberwocky Audio Theater and through independent film work. He currently feeds his family by being a technology program manager. He tries not to feed... Read More →

Friday September 1, 2017 5:00pm - 6:00pm PDT
Hoover (100)