In this webpage, you will find notes and materials for Thomas P. Kling's First Year Seminar on science and science fiction. There are links here to a variety of sources of interest to students of science fiction and specifically to the class.
Internet Movie Database -- a wiki-style
database on films
2001 Movie Clips -- powerpoint presentation with some 2001 film clips used in class
2001 website -- check out the downloadable sounds
Los Alamos Archive -- preprint server for
physics and astronomy (see gr-qc and astro-ph)
NASA ADS -- preprint server for astronomy
Living Reviews -- requested review articles in GR, solar physics
BSC Library Physics Resources -- from BSC's library
HST Public Site -- for various Hubble related links.
Einstein Exhibit -- American Museum of Natural History Special Exhibit on Einstein.
The time we thought we knew – NY Times Op-Ed on January 1, 2004 by Brian Greene.
Black Hole Observations – NY Times article on observed tidal effects from black holes.
JFK address – detailing need for a space mission.
NASA Space missions – a listing of various NASA Space Missions.
Profile of Lisa Randall -- NY Times article on the prominent String Theorist
Dangling Particles -- NY Times Op-Ed by Lisa Randall
The Raelians – because their funny.