The SciFri Book Club Talks ‘Dune’
Join sci-fi author Kim Stanley Robinson and astrobiologist and theoretical physicist Sara Imari Walker as the SciFri Book Club wraps up its discussion of Frank Herbert’s ecological epic, Dune. Is Dune actually Earth projected thousands of years into the future? Could we ever have human computers like Herbert’s “mentats”? It’s all up for debate when the SciFri Book Club talks Dune.
Sci-Fi writer Kim Stanley Robinson is author of Aurora (Orbit 2015), among others. He lives in Davis, California.
Sara Imari Walker is an astrobiologist, theoretical physicist, and assistant professor at the Beyond Center for Fundamental Concepts in Science at Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona.
Annie Minoff is a producer for Science Friday. She’s visited Olympic ski jumps and a nuclear reactor, all in the name of science.