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Friday, November 10 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm
The Worst Science I've Seen on Film
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If you cringe every time you hear a movie scientist assert that humans "only use ten percent of their brains," you're not alone! Bring you suggestions and join our panelists as they try to identify the worst science ever put forth on film.

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John Ashmead

John Ashmead has a BA in physics from Harvard, summa cum laude, and a masters in physics from Princeton. For several years he was an assistant editor for Asimov's SF Magazine. Since then he has worked as a software and database developer, working in the medical, legal, advertising... Read More →
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Amy Fass

Amy Fass has been filking since before she knew what filk was. Having read science fiction since her age was in the single digits, she went to her first SF convention in 1976, got involved in filk starting around the mid-90s, and has been on filk, science, and costuming programming... Read More →
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Carl Fink

Carl Fink has worked for conventions on and off since 1979. He was the founding chair of LI-CON, a convention based on Long Island, in New York. He has also worked in various capacities for several Worldcons including 2018's in San Jose. In real life he is an Instructional Designer... Read More →
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Orenthal Hawkins

Orenthal V. Hawkins is an IT professional and a self-described Pop Culture Fiend. He is also adorkable, geektastic & delightfully nerdy. He is also 100% original and not a reboot. From B-movies to anime, from Old Time Radio to the Golden Age of Television, comic books and the film... Read More →
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Debby Lieven

Former copywriter and long-time member of the Philadelphia Science Fiction Society, Debby Lieven, infiltrated the Northern borders in the pursuit of education and superior snuggles. She has also been a writer and proofreader. Her biggest project was for the "Netbook of Witches and... Read More →
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Mark Wolverton

Mark Wolverton is a science journalist, author, and 2016-17 Knight-MIT Science Journalism Fellow. He writes for various national and international publications including WIRED, Nature, Undark, Scientific American, and Air & Space Smithsonian. He has also worked with the NASA Ames... Read More →


Friday November 10, 2017 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Crystal Ballroom Two