STAR WARS IN TIMES OF PEACE

Studium Generale Saxion

Studium Generale Saxionorganizes activities crossing the boundaries between science, culture and society.Carl Koppeschaar(moon expert and science journalist) and Angelo Vermeulen have been invited for a Studium Generale session about lunar mining, and off-planet living and working. The session will be led byMieke Oostra, Professor Innovative Technology in Construction at Saxion.

Carl Koppeschaar will share his knowledge and insights on possible moon colonization. What are the evolutions in lunar explorations 45 years after the Apollo 11 landing? What are the moon’s natural resources, and what could this mean for mankind?

Angelo will present the progress of his research on starship design at Participatory Systems at TU Delft. He is investigating how to merge biological concepts with space engineering to createevolving systemsthat can function over extended periods of time. Angelo will also share the developments of the Biomodd and Seeker art projects.

Practical
Date: February 10, 2015
Time: 4:00pm-5:45pm
Location: Saxion Enschede, Tromplaan 28, Enschede, Lecture Hall F1.10
Language: Dutch