Next: Science on SCreen: MISSION TO MARS Tues 4/8



Science on Screen

Science on Screen creatively pairs area scientists with entertaining films.

  • Films in the series will be accompanied by lively talks from notable experts in the fields of science, technology and medicine. 

  • Each film serves as a jumping off point for the speaker to share insights from scientific research or discuss technological advances in a way that engages popular audiences. 


Mission to Mars

The extraordinary story of the astronauts of the Mars Recovery Mission, the nearly insurmountable dangers that confront the heroic crew on their journey through space, and the amazing discovery they make when they finally reach Mars.

(Directed by Brian De Palma, 2000, 114 min.)

[watch the trailer]

Martha Gilmore is an Associate Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Wesleyan University. Gilmore has three primary research interests on terrestrial plants: planetary geomorphology and tectonics, planetary exploration, and environmental remote sensing. 

[more info]


Real Art Ways' Science On Screen film series is made possible by support from:



United Technology



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