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Science Goes to the Movies Previous Broadcasts

Star Trek, Star Wars, and Fantastic Four (Episode #110H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Jul 31, 2017 -- 12:30 AM

Dr. Heather Berlin and Faith Salie are joined by City College physics professor Vinod Menon to discuss how light is used and portrayed in Star Wars, Star Trek, and Fantastic Four.

Welcome to Me, The Jinx, and Silence of the Lambs (Episode #109H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Jul 24, 2017 -- 12:30 AM

Co-hosts Faith Salie and neuroscientist Dr. Heather Berlin discuss madness in the films and TV shows Welcome to Me, starring Kristen Wiig, HBO's The Jinx, Silence of the Lambs, and in part of Game of Thrones.

Ex Machina and Blade Runner (Episode #108H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Jul 3, 2017 -- 12:30 AM

Co-hosts Dr. Heather Berlin and Faith Salie are joined by Christof Koch, President and Chief Scientific Officer of the Allen Institute for Brain Science in Seattle, for a discussion of artificial intelligence and the fluid nature of consciousness, as they apply to the 2015 film Ex Machina and 1982's Blade Runner.

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