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Series of Science Fiction Movies Launched on Campus to Help Reignite Public’s Interest in Science

May 15, 2014

…Alex Matthews Series of Science Fiction Movies Launched on Campus to Help Reignite Public’s Interest in Science Film showings paired with opportunity to meet noteworthy scientists who will explain the science behind the science fiction to high school students, community An astronomer long fascinated with contacting civilizations beyond our solar…

Genre Giants

May 11, 2017

…authors humanize other-worldliness of science fiction and fantasy Photos by Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Publications Science fiction and fantasy came to life in the real and human forms of authors George R.R. Martin and Kim Stanley Robinson May 2 at the Price Center West Ballroom. The genre giants, each with…

UC San Diego Celebrates ‘Science Nonfiction’ at Comic-Con

July 18, 2017

For the first time, the horde of 100,000+ attendees at San Diego Comic-Con can count a local university among its ranks. UC San Diego’s presence will be seen on MTS trolleys, outdoor boards — even street teams wearing sandwich-boards and aluminum-foil-hats.

UC San Diego’s Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination Takes Audiences to Places They Can’t Wa

May 16, 2017

…Center integrates the arts, sciences, humanities, engineering and medicine to better understand, enhance and enact the outcomes of human imagination. It considers the modes from which imagination operates: neurological, cognitive and socio-cultural. Public programs are a key medium for exploring and presenting unique perspectives on these forms of imaginative thought.…

The Unlimited Possibility of Human Imagination

September 26, 2022

The Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination at UC San Diego brings together scientists, artists and engineers to better understand, enhance and encourage imagination.

UC San Diego Partners with Warner Bros. to Celebrate Iconic Film at Comic-Con

July 16, 2018

…in the cosmos. The film inspired numerous changes in science, technology and art—demonstrating the lasting impact of its ingenuity and artistry.

Two UC San Diego Faculty Members Celebrated as 2023 Guggenheim Fellows

April 19, 2023

University of California San Diego faculty members Patrick Anderson and Jac Jemc are newly announced Guggenheim Fellows, a prestigious distinction awarded annually by the Board of Trustees of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.

Author Cory Doctorow to Speak at UC San Diego on Scarcity, Abundance and the Finite Planet

January 26, 2018

On Feb. 9, bestselling novelist and activist Cory Doctorow will be back on the UC San Diego campus for a lecture at the Qualcomm Institute on the Earth’s finite resources as reflected in his 2017 novel, WALKAWAY.

Engineers talk VR, AI and nanotechnology at San Diego Comic-Con

July 21, 2017

It’s not every day that engineers get to speak side by side with the people behind hit movies and TV series. But that is exactly what two engineering faculty members are doing this week at Comic-Con in San Diego.

UC San Diego Welcomes Author George R.R. Martin in Support of Clarion Workshop

April 17, 2017

…funds for the Clarion Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers’ Workshop. Martin is a former instructor for the oldest science fiction and fantasy writing program, which resides within the Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination. Considered the most prominent fantasy writer since J.R.R. Tolkien, Martin will engage in conversation about…

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