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You are watching the latest Sci-Fi movie and something happens and you know that it is impossible. And you really want to talk about how impossible it is – right? Well, now you can!
Join us for Sci-Fi Flix in November!! Sci-Fi Flix will happen on two Sunday evenings! This is your chance to watch a movie and hear what the experts say about the engineering, technology and science! You’ll have the chance to ask questions and comment, too! The movies will be streamed over Zoom and College of Engineering faculty will provide expert commentary through the movie (good and bad).
A 2015 science fiction survival drama film directed by Ridley Scott and starring Matt Damon. The Martian, a 2011 novel by Andy Weir, served as the screenplay adapted by Drew Goddard. The film depicts an astronaut’s (Matt Damon) lone struggle to survive on Mars after being left behind, and efforts to rescue him and bring him home to Earth.
Expert Commentators: Dr. Er-Wei Bai (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Dr. Charles Stanier (Chemical and Biochemical Engineering), and Dr. Geb Thomas (Industrial Systems Engineering)
A 1966 American science-fiction film directed by Richard Fleischer and written by Harry Kleiner, based on a story by Otto Klement and Jerome Bixby. The film is about a submarine crew who are shrunk to microscopic size and venture into the body of an injured scientist to repair damage to his brain.
Expert Commentators: Dr. Jennifer Fiegel (Chemical & Biochemical Engineering) & Dr. Ed Sander (Biomedical Engineering).
Head over to our Sci-Fi Flix Lib Guide and get registered for one or both movies today!!