Season 4, Episode 3.5 Supplemental: Trek Physics with Dr. Erin Macdonald

Season 4, Episode 3.5 Supplemental: Trek Physics with Dr. Erin Macdonald

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Get ready to jump beyond the red line as we look at the fabric of the Trek universe! Warp drive expert and "Tattooed Gravity Queen" Dr. Erin Macdonald joins the show to talk about the astrophysics of Star Trek, the power needed for warp drive (all of it), the importance of female representation in sci-fi, the "Scully effect", the resilience of relativity, the mystery of dark matter and dark energy, and Dr. Macdonald weighs in on the science behind some classic Trek episodes! ... See More

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