Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM


Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.


Science Fiction Influences Science

By Laura and Lily

Lily Kenn

on 18 September 2012

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of Science Fiction Influences Science

Science Fiction Influences your Life! Science Fiction Influence It can Change your Career! Edwin Hubble was going to be a lawyer. He dropped out when he read Jules Verne, a famous Sci-Fi author. Its easy to think of science fiction as merely fantasy, but then it sometimes comes out that it may be possible.... Science Fiction into Science Fact? Michio Kaku, (Theoretical Physicist)
Beppe Raffa, (Systems Engineer)
Vida Ilderem, (Vice President of Intel Labs)
Christopher J. Ferguson, (Former Astronaut)
and many others enjoy Science Fiction. Many Scientists Enjoy Science Fiction Star Trek Communicator, before cellular phones were invented. After reading/seeing something from science fiction it may be easy to imagine but not so easy to make

For example, you can imagine a life size robot doing your chores, but how easy would it be to make?
Therefore, it influences your imagination! Science Fiction is Easy to Imagine... 2006 Redesign of Cybermen. N.d. Photograph. WikipediaWeb. 16 Sep 2012. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cyberman> Credits for Photos "How does science fiction influence scientific research? - Curiosity." Curiosity : Discovery Channel. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Sept. 2012. <http://curiosity.discovery.com/question/science-fiction-influence-scientific-research>. Credits for Text and Documents "If you understand the foundations of physics, you understand what is possible and you understand what could be just beyond the horizon"- Dr. Michio Kaku Understandings! Carl Sagan read Science Fiction as a Kid, and became an important scientist. Christopher J. Ferguson-former astronaut, said he was amazed how many facts science fiction had that ended up being actual science! Star Trek was way ahead of its time! star_trek_usb_communicator_news_1.jpg. N.d. Photograph. everything USBWeb. 16 Sep 2012. <http://www.everythingusb.com/star-trek-usb-communicator-16046.html>. The Hubble Telescope, . opo0328b.jpg. 2 October 2003, 06:00. Photograph. http://www.spacetelescope.org/images/opo0328b/Web. 16 Sep 2012. Science Fiction influences more than just inventions we make! Picture taken by the Hubble Telescope Hugo Gersback wrote many science fiction novels long ago. Hugo Gersback thought that the term sci fi should serve a purpose; to educate readers, inspire people, and shape the inventions of the future. One of Hugo's stories Science Fiction may influnce your opinions Some studys show that people who enjoy sci fi usually think about technology a bit differently.... Sci Fi lovers were more likely to disagree with staments such as "Machines have thrown too many people out of work"
and agree with statements like
"In the long run, discoveries made in our space program will have a big payoff for the average person." It would seem Hugo was sucsessful, for the great social movement that resulted in modern space rocketry was inspired by some classic science fictions! Science-fiction-novels-001.jpg. 2009. Photograph. n.p. Web. 17 Sep 2012. <http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/About/General/2009/7/12/1247432974241/Science-fiction-novels-001.jpg>. Paul, Frank. 435px-Amazing_Stories_April_1926.jpg. 1926. Graphic. WikimediaWeb. 17 Sep 2012. <http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Amazing_Stories_April_1926.jpg>. Bainbridge, Willam. "Impact of SF." . N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Sep 2012. <http://mysite.verizon.net/wsbainbridge/dl/impact.htm For Mrs.Greenwoods Electronic media class Made By Laura and Lily
Full transcript