Science Fiction http://tpr.org en The Source: Syria And Bashar Al Assad | LoneStarCon 3 Hits San Antonio http://tpr.org/post/source-syria-and-bashar-al-assad-lonestarcon-3-hits-san-antonio <p><strong>In the first segment:</strong></p><p></p><p>With U.S. intervention in Syria looming, what do we know about the country and its current regime?&nbsp;</p><p>Trinity University Professor David Lesch, who is the author of "Syria: The Fall of the House of Assad," joins us to talk about &nbsp;his recent travels to Syria, his experience with Bashar al Assad, and the future of a beleaguered state.</p><p align="center"><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/TlN9av_HDRA" width="560"></iframe></p><p><strong>In the second segment:</strong></p> Wed, 28 Aug 2013 17:33:14 +0000 Paul Flahive 17464 at http://tpr.org The Source: Syria And Bashar Al Assad | LoneStarCon 3 Hits San Antonio From Science Fiction To Reality With Dr. Herman Batelaan http://tpr.org/post/science-fiction-reality-dr-herman-batelaan <p></p><p></p><div>What is the current status of teleportation, faster than light phenomena, and gravitational shielding? Quantum teleportation, lightning effects such as “Elves”, and levitating frogs have all been in the news, and are effects that are actually observed. They are also related to the ideas that make such science fiction series as Star Trek work. But are the observed effects really related to their science fiction counterparts, or is this all just smart marketing? And what is the current status of the research? The answers are perhaps even more surprising than the fiction.</div><div> Fri, 30 Nov 2012 23:57:21 +0000 Texas Lutheran University 2644 at http://tpr.org From Science Fiction To Reality With Dr. Herman Batelaan