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Science and a Movie: Mad Max Fury Road

June 30 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

$10

Join us for another Science and a Movie at Central Cinema! In the world of Mad Max, a global oil shortage kicked off nuclear war, resulting in widespread drought and massive radiation fallout. This irradiated desert wasteland affects reproduction and rates of cancer induction – both of which are seen in the film. But – paradoxically – the same reasons that radiation can be dangerous make it a useful tool for treating cancer. Come hear medical physicist Dr. Jessica Fagerstrom in a pre-film discussion on nuclear fallout, War Boys, and the heroic and villainous sides of radiation.

Details

Date:
June 30
Time:
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cost:
$10
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Website:
https://www.pacificsciencecenter.org/events/science-and-a-movie-mad-max-fury-road-2019-06-30/

Organizer

Pacific Science Center
Phone:
206-443-2001
Website:
pacificsciencecenter.org

Venue

Pacific Science Center
200 Second Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109 United States
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Phone:
206-443-2001
Website:
www.pacsci.org