Events and Conferences

Fictional toroidal (doughnut-shaped) space colony, illustrated by Rick Guidice, one of many artistic renderings that were born out of an art program at NASA's Ames Research Center in the 1970s
Fictional toroidal (doughnut-shaped) space colony, illustrated by Rick Guidice, one of many artistic renderings that were born out of an art program at NASA's Ames Research Center in the 1970s.

 

The Ad Astra Center for Science Fiction & Speculative Imagination will hold various conferences and events celebrating the work being done in the field. Stay up to date by checking back here often, following us on social media, or registering for our newsletter

Ad Astra Presents: The Higgs Boson In This Particular Universe

Our first event is a great one! The Higgs Boson in This Particular Universe: Facts, Speculation, and the Story of a Little Ripple with a Big Bang features Phil Baringer, Professor Emeritus, KU Physics and Astronomy discussing the elusive Higgs Boson in conversation with Ad Astra Director Chris McKitterick. Great for science AND science fiction fans.

Wed, Aug. 31 | 6:30 PM | Lawrence Public Library
https://adastrasf.ku.edu/ad-astra-presents-higgs-boson-particular-universe