UPDATED: Tue, Jul 07, 05:59PM Welcome to the promised land, oh geeks and nerds: your time has come. Star Wars is getting new movies, and so is Star Trek. Andy Weir’s The Martian and Scalzi’s Old Man’s War are heading to the big and small screens and Mars One is looking for volunteers. Science Fiction and the draw of technology, futurism, space and the final frontier are hot on everyone’s mind. Petra Mayer of NPR discusses science fiction with Margaret Stohl (Dangerous Deception), Mel Odom (Master Sergeant), Adam Christopher (The Machine Awakens), Peter Clines (The Fold), Chris Weitz (The New Order) and Jason Hough (Zero World). Come join a panel of distinguished genre authors as they discuss this renaissance of sci-fi, and why now is an exciting time to live in, for both fiction and fact.