Prophets of Science Fiction

Wednesdays, 10:00 PM ET on Science Channel

60 minutes

The "Science Fiction" of the past has now simply become "Science". And the science of the future was strangely prophesied by a group of visionaries whose dreams once may have deemed them renegades and "mad scientists," have become reality! - Produced by Ridley Scott

Wednesdays, 10:00 PM ET on Science Channel

60 minutes

The "Science Fiction" of the past has now simply become "Science". And the science of the future was strangely prophesied by a group of visionaries whose dreams once may have deemed them renegades and "mad scientists," have become reality! - Produced by Ridley Scott

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From Luke Skywalker's light sabre to Darth Vader's Death Star, the Star Wars franchise is one of the defining science fiction works of the later 20th century. George Lucas' prolific imagination has already inspired two generations of scientists and engineers to push the envelope of technology. By introducing computers into the filmmaking process, he changed the way movies are made, and the way we all see the future. Surprisingly, many fictional technologies from "a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away" are now becoming reality

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s1e8 George Lucas
March 7, 2012
From Luke Skywalker's light sabre to Darth Vader's Death Star, the Star Wars franchise is one of the defining science fiction works of the later 20th century. George Lucas' prolific imagination has already inspired two generations of scientists and engineers to push the envelope of technology. By introducing computers into the filmmaking process, he changed the way movies are made, and the way we all see the future. Surprisingly, many fictional technologies from "a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away" are now becoming reality
Season Finale
Science fiction legend Robert Heinlein is a walking contradiction. His stories address themes of patriotism, and duty--while stressing the importance of personal freedom and expression. Heinlein's groundbreaking sci-fi stories like Starship Troopers and Stranger in a Strange Land continue to challenge readers with a steadfast theme: what is freedom?

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s1e7 Robert Heinlein
February 29, 2012
Science fiction legend Robert Heinlein is a walking contradiction. His stories address themes of patriotism, and duty--while stressing the importance of personal freedom and expression. Heinlein's groundbreaking sci-fi stories like Starship Troopers and Stranger in a Strange Land continue to challenge readers with a steadfast theme: what is freedom?
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Mary Shelley
November 9, 2011
November 9, 2011
Mary Shelley
Series Premiere
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H.G. Wells
November 16, 2011
November 16, 2011
H.G. Wells
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Philip K. Dick
November 23, 2011
November 23, 2011
Philip K. Dick
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Arthur C. Clarke
November 30, 2011
November 30, 2011
Arthur C. Clarke
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Isaac Asimov
February 15, 2012
February 15, 2012
Isaac Asimov
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Jules Verne
February 22, 2012
February 22, 2012
Jules Verne
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Robert Heinlein
February 29, 2012
February 29, 2012
Robert Heinlein
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George Lucas
March 7, 2012
March 7, 2012
George Lucas
Season Finale

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