Paul Tompkins + Tawny Newsom & Erin Macdonald , Star Trek: The Pod Directive

From Fan to Science Fiction Consultant with Erin Macdonald

25 Jul 2023 • 75 min • EN
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Ever wondered how warping would work in real life? Astrophysicist Dr. Erin Macdonald knows. Erin takes the inner workings of science and makes them possible in the science fiction universe we love on Star Trek. She also highlights one of her favorite Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episodes, “The Magnificent Ferengi”, because everyone loves an Iggy Pop appearance. This episode originally aired on May 17, 2021. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

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