W. Patrick McCray at Politics and Prose

When:
February 7, 2013 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
2013-02-07T19:00:00-05:00
2013-02-07T20:00:00-05:00
Where:
Politics and Prose
5015 Connecticut Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC 20008
USA

W. Patrick McCray – The Visioneers: How a Group of Elite Scientists Pursued Space Colonies, Nanotechnologies, and a Limitless Future

Feb 7 2013 7:00 pm

A historian trained as a scientist, McCray here looks at science to formulate the future. Defining “visioneer” as a hybrid futurist, scientist, and entrepreneur, McCray focuses on K. Eric Drexler, a biotech pioneer, and on Gerard O’Neill, a physicist who inspired the L5 Society and other groups working to establish humans in space.

5015 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington,
District Of Columbia
20008
United States

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