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Michael Brooks and Rick Edwards, The Peculiar Science of Death in the Movies

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Michael Brooks and Rick Edwards, The Peculiar Science of Death in the Movies

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Michael Brooks and Rick Edwards, The Peculiar Science of Death in the Movies

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Aye Write

Dates and times

Saturday 21 March 2020
4:45PM - 5:45PM
Unfortunately due to the constantly evolving coronavirus situation, Aye Write 2020 has been cancelled, and this event will no longer go ahead. We will contact ticket holders directly as soon as possible.

Asteroids, killer sharks, nuclear bombs, viruses, climate change, the apocalypse - why is Hollywood so obsessed with death and the end of the world? And how seriously should we take the dystopian visions of our favourite films? With wit, intelligence and irreverence, Rick Edwards and Dr Michael Brooks, of the Science(ish) podcast, explore the science of death and mass destruction through some of our best-loved Hollywood blockbusters. From Armageddon and Dr Strangelove to The Terminator and Contagion, they investigate everything from astrophysics to AI. Hollywood Wants to Kill You is the perfect way into the science of our inevitable demise.

Venue

The Mitchell Library

North Street, Glasgow, G3 7DN

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