Lost in Science Fiction: Back to the Future, Eternal Sunshine & Star Wars

Thursday, 29 October 2015 - 8:30am to 9:00am
Poster mashup of Star Wars: Episode VII—The Force Awakens, Back to the Future 2 and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Celebrate Halloween the Lost in Science way with our annual Lost in Science Fiction episode!

SPECULATE on the science of the Force and whether, being a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, we could actually watch Star Wars: Episode VII—The Force Awakens if we had a powerful enough telescope.

PICK APART the feasibility of memory erasure as seen in Michel Gondry's romance/sci-fi/comedy/drama Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.

WEIGH UP what Back to the Future 2 got right and wrong about the far off distant future present recent past of 21 October 2015... Do people today actually wear two ties at once?

Lost in Science team
Thursday 8:30am to 9:00am
Entertaining news and discussion about research that has impact on society and providing a wide range of science and technology news. Distributed nationally on the Community Radio Network.

Presenter

Chris Lassig, Stuart Burns, Claire Farrugia and Manisha Bhardwaj.

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