After Dark: Science Fiction
Thursday, August 7, 2014 • 6:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
Location: Exploratorium Pier 15
Note: A ticket to Thursday evening adult-only hours does not guarantee admission to special programs with limited seating. Tickets for limited-capacity programs will be made available to visitors on a first-come, first-served basis.
Admission: $15 General; $10 Members; Free for Lab Members
Please Note: Adults Only (18+)
Enter the alternate worlds of Science Fiction and encounter scientific realities converging with our own. Explore racially inclusive futurisms with Jamaican-born novelist Nalo Hopkinson, and join an irreverent tour of robot history with robotics engineer Dave Grossman. Soar with Birdly, a full-body flight simulator, or take a fantastic voyage through a glass brain from UCSF’s Neuroscape Lab. Meet microscopic space travelers with Dr. Karen Kalumuck, and learn how the imagined technologies of yesterday became the gadgets of today with Exploratorium scientist Ron Hipschman. Augment your reality with glowing plants, musical sand, sentient gardens, and other truths stranger than fiction at After Dark.