Living in the Future

MIT Museum
Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Building N51: MIT Museum

How do today's technologies reflect what we've seen on the big screen? Sit back, grab some pizza and popcorn, and hear from scientists and inventors about how close we are to realizing Hollywood's hopes. Learn about the real-life technology that may or may not take us back to the future.

Pizza, popcorn, and soda included!  ​This event has sold out in the past, so register now! $10 in advance/limited tickets available at the door for $15.
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Quantum Technology
David Kaiser, Germeshausen Professor of the History of Science, Program in Science, Technology, and Society, MIT and Professor of Physics, Department of Physics, MIT

Space Hotels
George Lodos, Graduate Researcher, MIT Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Programmable Fashion
Cindy Hsin-Lin Kao, graduate researcher, MIT Media Lab

Self-driving Cars
Leilani Gilpin, graduate Researcher, MIT Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence Laboratory

Extreme Weather
Kerry Emanuel, Professor of Atmospheric Science, MIT