Arthur C. Clarke once described science fiction an "…escape into reality". Was he right? Join a panel of scientists as they discuss the impact of sci-fi on society, and how it has influenced our visions of the future - and science itself.

Hosted by COSMOS Editor, Wilson da Silva, our panel explores how science fiction - in visual art, film and literature - is a cultural reflection of the impact of science and technology on society, and helps us open up imaginary worlds and alternative realities where different social, political and even personal possibilities can be explored.

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