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Fact v fiction: What does the future hold?

Hobsons Bay Libraries

Event Date: 15 August 2018
Author / Presenters: Isobelle Carmody and Dr Katherine Wynn

Isobelle Carmody wrote of drowned modern cities in the Obernytyn Chronicles published in 1987. The series and her short stories have established her at the forefront of fantasy writing in Australia.

Dr Katherine Wynn draws on the deep research expertise within CSIRO to advise Australia's largest companies and government on future strategies.

How does Science Fiction use real-world discoveries? When does science research draw inspiration from film or fiction?

Listen to two very different perspectives, from art and science, as we look at how we predict and understand the future.

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