Dr. Erin Macdonald is living any Star Trek fan’s dream, going from working towards her doctorate in astrophysics while watching Star Trek: Voyager in the background to serving as a science consultant for the whole franchise. This week, the doctor joins Paul and Tawny to talk Iggy Pop, “Threshold,” Trek Tech, and everything in between.
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Show Notes and Further Reading:
- At STLV 2019, Dr. Erin spoke about time travel in Star Trek.
- Need more? Check out this talk about Trek physics!
- Alongside fellow science consultant Dr. Mohamed Noor, Dr. Erin explains the science behind Discovery's burn.
- Finally, Dr. Erin talks about one of her biggest Trek inspirations, Captain Janeway.