Tag Archives: Doctor Who

Doctor Who: The Woman Who Fell to Earth

I’ve noted before that I’m a long time fan of Doctor Who, so naturally I tuned in to watch the first episode of the new Doctor played by Jodie Whittaker.  I’ll be honest here, I wasn’t sure what to expect … Continue reading

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I have to say it. I hated the Doctor Who episode: ‘Kill the Moon’

  SPOILER WARNING: If have haven’t seen the latest Doctor Who episode and don’t want to be spoiled, you may want to hold off reading this entry until you have seen it.  Indeed, you might find this post confusing until … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: ‘Deep Breath’ – I like the new Doctor

The new Doctor Who season started Saturday and I just got around to watching the season opener.  I think Peter Capaldi is going to make an excellent Doctor.  I’m pretty pleased to see the show return to an older Doctor. … Continue reading

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Lawrence Krauss on the relationship between science and science fiction

What is the connection between science and science fiction? Are television shows like “Battlestar Galactica” and “Dr. Who” inspiring the next generation of scientists? Professor Lawrence Krauss explored these issues at the 2014 Annual Meeting in his talk, “Physics of … Continue reading

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Appointment with the Doctor

Appointment with the Doctor. I’m a big fan of Doctor Who.  It’s the longest running science fiction show on television (sorry Star Trek), and it often explores many concepts that American television won’t touch.  Tonight will be the 50th anniversary … Continue reading

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