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TUE, JUN 4, 2019
David Toomey, Professor of English Literature, UMass-Amherst, examines the relationship between science and science fiction. In particular he explains how science fiction often anticipates discoveries in science.
BIO: David Toomey
David Toomey is a Professor of English and the Director of Program for Professional and Technical Writing, University of Massachusetts-Amherst. Dr. Toomey is author of Weird Life: The Search for Life That is Very Very Different from Our Own.
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