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Alastair Fairley

Writer, researcher and historian, Heritage Lottery Fund in Hastings United Kingdom

Alastair Fairley's book on the history of De La Warr Pavilion tells the story of this pioneering building from its earliest beginnings to the present day. He’s also the creator of the Fairley Archive of Space Photography, an amazing collection of original NASA photographs and artifacts he inherited from his father, a famous science journalist. Today, he regularly exhibits the images and presents lectures all over the UK about the wonders of space.

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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.