To Dream the Impossible Beam: Does Star Trek Physics Make Sense?

Saturday 01:30pm

Panelists:
Professor Donald Spector  

Faster-than-light travel and beaming, neutrinos and black holes, holograms and cloaking: can we hope for a future that looks like Star Trek? We will see what the latest physics--from the subatomic to the galactic--tells us about what Star Trek gets right, what it gets wrong, and what we just don't yet know.​

Radisson Hotel Albany 205 Wolf Rd, Albany, NY 12205 October 27, 2018 Faster-than-light travel and beaming, neutrinos and black holes, holograms and cloaking: can we hope for a future that looks like Star Trek? We will see what the latest physics--from the subatomic to the galactic--tells us about what Star Trek gets right, what it gets wrong, and what we just don't yet know.​ October 27, 2018