LECTURE: PEACE THROUGH SUPERIOR FIREPOWER
Wednesday 26 June 2013 at Leeds in the Bury Theatre
- Starts at: 6:30pm Wednesday 26 June 2013
- Finishes at: 8:30pm Wednesday 26 June 2013
- Suitable for: Everyone
- Event type: Talk
SCI-FI WEAPONS AND REALITY
Date: Wednesday 26 June 2013
Venue: Royal Armouries Museum, Leeds
Duration: 1–2 hours
Tickets: Available online or call 0113 220 1888
Speaker: Jonathan Ferguson – Curator of Firearms
Join Jonathan Ferguson, Curator of Firearms, and hear how science fiction meets reality.
From the ‘heat rays’ of H.G. Wells’ War of the Worlds to the iconic ‘Pulse Rifle’ of Aliens learn how and why the depiction of weapons in Science & Speculative Fiction has changed over the years.
Find out which pieces of SF technology have made it into the real world, and which remain in the realm of fantasy.