2018 Science Festival Panels

Submitted by dahlonegascience on Wed, 02/21/2018 - 18:11

All panels will be held at the Half Moon Saloon, upstairs at the Crimson Moon on the Dahlonega Square on Saturday March 24.  Join us for coffee, science and some great discussions!  Bring some of your own questions as our science specialists discuss these topics. 

  • 9:00 - Frankenstein:  Creation & Consequences - Celebrate the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein with our panelists and to discuss this science fiction classic.

  • 10:15 - Astrobiology:  Life on Other Worlds - Find out about how life might evolve on other worlds and what we should look for as we discover more and more exoplanets each year.

  • 11:30 - Natural Disasters! - From tornadoes to asteroid impacts, you can be prepared for anything!

  • 2:00 - Space Travel:  Journey to Other Worlds - Our experts talk about the science of interstellar travel.

  • 3:15 - If You Give a Scientist a Question....  Bring your questions for our experts - this is our "ask a scientist" panel.

  • 4:30 - Science in Pop culture - From Hogwarts to Krypton, from Asgard to Tatooine, our panelists will address "how that would work" across various science fiction worlds.