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Monday, March 11 • 10:30am - 11:30am
Explaining Science

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It's always an exciting time to write about science—so many discoveries and breakthroughs to explain and explore. But are there challenges in writing about science, in fiction and in journalism, in a time when the science has become a political and cultural football? Our panelists look at the joys and challenges of explaining science to contemporary audiences.

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John Scalzi

Author,
I enjoy pie.
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Mary Robinette Kowal

Mary Robinette Kowal is the author of the Lady Astronaut series and historical fantasy novels: The Glamourist Histories and Ghost Talkers. She’s the president of SFWA, a member of the award-winning podcast Writing Excuses and has received the Astounding Award for Best New Writer... Read More →
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Katie Mack

astronomy; the universe; cosmic destruction; science communication
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Annalee Newitz

writer
Annalee Newitz writes science fiction and nonfiction. She's the author of the Nebula-nominated novel Autonomous, and the nonfiction book Scatter, Adapt, and Remember: How Humans Will Survive a Mass Extinction. She was the co-founder of io9.com, and is currently editor-at-large for... Read More →


Monday March 11, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am EDT
The Main Stage Deck 2, Forward