Voyager Golden Record Panel Discussion
Caltech Beckman Auditorium
Thursday September 28th
7:30 - 8:30pm
@thejasonbentley —KCRW's music director, and a cultural influencer—moderates a panel discussion on how the golden record came to be, how it has affected popular culture, and how it might be different if it were done today.
Panelists include: • Ann Druyan: Creative director of the Voyager interstellar message; writer, producer, and director of Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey • @reggiewatts : Vocal artist, musician, comedian, and technologist • Lynda Obst: Bestselling author, producer of Interstellar, Contact, Sleepless in Seattle, and many other films • @pesco : Coproducer of the first vinyl release of the Golden Record, research director at Institute for the Future, and editor/partner at Boing Boing • Ed Stone: Voyager project scientist; David Morrisroe Professor of Physics, and Vice Provost for Special Projects, Caltech
This is a free event, and open to the public, but reservations are required.
Seating for the event is expected to be in high demand; reservations are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Doors will open at 6:45 p.m.
Contact the Caltech Ticket Office by calling (626) 395-4652 between 10:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
more info at: http://www.caltech.edu/content/voyager-golden-record-panel-discussion @caltechedu #goldenrecord #voyager #40th #nasa #nasajpl