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How has science fiction shaped our lives? – the Atlanta Astronomy Club

May 20, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Date: May 20, 2017
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Venue Name: Fernbank Science Center
Address: 156 Heaton Park Drive
Atlanta, GA United States

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Organizer Name: Atlanta Science Tavern
  • Ask at the reception desk for the location of the astronomy club meeting.
  • – This event is a production of the Atlanta Astronomy Club (AAC).
    – It is free and open to the public.
    – RSVPs are not required to attend.
    – The Beginners Class is at 2:00 pm, and the Main Meeting follows at 3:00.
    – Remember, the location for this event is Fernbank Science Center not Fernbank Museum.

    How has science fiction shaped our lives? – the Atlanta Astronomy Club

    Stephen Brazeale, Author

    2:00 pm: Beginners Class
    This is a short 15-minute class, followed by a Q & A. It is designed to help put beginners on a quick learning track. It should make it easier to get up to speed and enjoy the various aspects of astronomy. Each month features a different topic.

    3:00 pm: Main Meeting
    In this presentation, author Steven Brazeale¬†will ask the question “what is science fiction? And what are some of the ways it has shaped our lives?”

    Our Speaker
    Stephen Brazeale is a lifelong reader. He cut his teeth on Heinlein, Asimov, Le Guin and Clark. He also invents imaginary people in his head and writes. His first novel, Rosetta, (written under his pen name Stephen Patterson) is a dystopian science fiction tale.

    Steve is a trained mathematician and hardworking industrialist by day. He makes his home in Atlanta and enjoys the many activities of its vibrant science community.