Star Warsologies comes to Comic-Con@Home 2021!
James and Melissa of Star Warsologies are moderating Comic-Con@Home Panel – “The Science of Star Wars”. You can view it here! If you love listening to podcasts, it will also be available on your favorite podcatcher and you can listen here:
Want to learn about science mysteries of Kessel, the salt flats of Crait and the morality of eating sentient creatures?? James and Melissa moderate a panel of three scientists (geologist, biologist, and astronomer, oh my!) who get into the nitty gritty science aspects of Star Wars. Astronomer Lisa Will, Ph.D., astrobiologist Angela Zoumplis,and geologist and paleontologist Jim Lehane, Ph.D. answer questions like,
What do tauntauns eat?
How would Death Star debris affect the worlds below?
Why does the surface of Crait taste salty?
Concept designer Jake Lunt Davies (Star Wars episodes 7-9, Rogue One, and Solo) shares the directions the creative team was given when designing creatures, aliens, and droids as well as some of his amazing artwork. Hear how science influences Star Wars and how the fantasy epic continues to inspire scientists.
The panel is produced by Andrea Decker of The Fleet Science Center in San Diego and moderated by the hosts of the podcast Star Warsologies, Melissa Miller and James Floyd, both freelance writers for Star Wars Insider magazine and part of the Skywalking Network.
About Comic-Con@Home 2021
Comic-Con@Home 2021 consists of many, many amazing panels you can watch from the comfort of your home. Simply head to Comic-Con@Home online to view the schedule, merch, print out your “badge” and so much more. Most of all, check out the panel schedule to see what interested you. You can attend any panel you like, at any time after their scheduled time on the Comic-Con@Home YouTube channel.
Watch the Comic-Con@Home Panel
Available on 7/25/21 at 3pm PT
Listen to Star Warsologies 5: Comic Con At Home, The Science of Star Wars
Available on 7/26/21
Or listen on YouTube with relevant screen shots and photos!
Check out the YouTube version of this episode for more amazing concept art from Jake Lunt Davies, some of which is making its public debut! Available on 7/26/21
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