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Geek Takeover Week 2020 Special! The Science Behind Star Trek Aliens & Biology w/Dr. Mohamed Noor

August 13th, 2020

Dr. Mohamed Noor is the Dean of Natural Sciences and a Professor in the Biology Department at Duke University, science consultant for Star Trek, and author of Live Long and Evolve: What Star Trek Can Teach Us about Evolution, Genetics, and Life on Other Worlds. We talk about evolution, life on other planets, and what Star Trek has gotten right and occasionally, very, very wrong.
Dr. Noor's book: https://press.princeton.edu/books/hardcover/9780691177410/live-long-and-evolve
BioTrekkie Explains! https://www.youtube.com/c/BioTrekkieExplains/
Noor on Trek: https://sites.google.com/view/noor-on-trek/home
Intro music by: Particle House
Other music by: Marc Torch
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