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Francisco J. Carrera

University Lecturer, University of Cantabria in Santander

Científico en es película

PRESENTED ON APR 27, 2017
IN SANTANDER @ VOL 1

Francisco J. Carrera habló de su pasión por descubrir la ciencia en la vida cotidiana y el cine. ¿Cómo ven a los científicos? ¿Somos todos Sheldon Coopers? ¿O el señor Doktor Frankenstein? ¿O tal vez sólo gente normal con un trabajo peculiar?

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Sci-Fi Utopia

BY JEAN-CHARLES REMICOURT-MARIE
@ VOL 1 ON APR 12, 2013

Jean-Charles Remicourt-Marie is obsessed with science fiction and the concept of utopia. In this presentation he shares with us a piece of his research, starting with imaginary worlds taken from paintings and movies, and then showing their transcendence into our world. He even recommends some books for those who share his interest. (in French)

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Contrivances of Science and Life

BY DAVE MCCABE
@ VOL 10 ON AUG 28, 2014

Biotechnology can be understood as a transition from art to industry. There are amazing questions that will allow us to better understand the mechanisms that enable us to function. There are also real challenges that exist in providing scientists with the right tools, while makeing sure they ask the best questions. Dave McCabe highlights this transition from learning about mechanisms of life to developing tools that enable others to do better science.

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Rare Model

BY ADAM ROTHSTEIN
@ VOL 6 ON MAR 01, 2016

Speaker Adam Rothstein talks about the making of his science fiction film and everything that goes into the process.

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Science Fiction, Science Fact

BY ALASTAIR FAIRLEY
@ VOL 2 ON MAR 08, 2016

"These days, if you can think it, it's a pretty sure bet science is not going to be far behind"

In Science Fiction, Science Fact from PechaKucha Night Bexhill on Sea Vol. 2Alastair Fairley talks about the crossing (for better or worse) of science and fiction. How programmes such as Siri, Facetime and even the internet were once just ideas; fast forward and these very ideas have been fabricated into our everyday lives. 

This was "Presentation of the Day" on June 30th, 2017. 

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Mary Sue vs Strong Female Character

BY AJ FITZWATER
@ VOL 28 ON AUG 25, 2016

Up and coming talent science fiction writer AJ Fitzwater intertwines gender, queer and intersectional themes into her short stories. She's noticed a pattern in the world of science fiction. Why is the hero, never a girl? Why is the strong female always somehow a victim? Are you ready to join her on this journey to a galaxy not so far away..?

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Science is the poetry of reality

BY RITA HOFFSTADT
@ VOL 27 ON APR 20, 2017

Rita Hoffstadt talks about the awe that we get from science and how incredible science really is.

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¿Hay química en el cine?

BY ALBERTO COZ
@ VOL 1 ON APR 27, 2017

Profesor titular del departamento de química, Alberto Coz hablado de combinación de pasión y afición, que es la química y el medio ambiente de trabajo, y desde películas a sus aficiones.

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Ordenadores y cine

BY CARLOS SOTO
@ VOL 1 ON APR 27, 2017

Un especialista en informática, Carlos Soto habló de computadora, inteligencia artificial, robot y trascendencia con algunos casos especiales de computadora imposible.

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Ciencia de Cine

BY JÓNATAN PIEDRA
@ VOL 1 ON APR 27, 2017

A Scientist, Jónatan Piedra habló sobre la conexión entre la Ciencia y las películas. ¿Las películas de ciencia ficción (y los libros) predicen el futuro? ¿Es la ciencia realista importante en el entretenimiento?