Embedded Player From Star Trek to The Day After Tomorrow, how do science fiction writers use science to shape their stories? And how are scientists influenced by science fiction?

Guests:

Octavia E. Butler
Science fiction writer
*Winner, MacArthur Fellowship
*Hugo Award Winner, Nebula Award Winner
*Author of Parable of the Sower and Parable of the Talents

Lawrence M. Krauss
*Theoretical physicist, Case Western Reserve University
*Author of The Physics of Star Trek and Atom: An Odyssey from the Big Bang to Life on Earth... and Beyond

David Brin
*Scientist amd writer
*Nebula Award Winner, Hugo Award winner
*Author of The Life Eaters, Kiln People The Transparent Society