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IEET > Contributors > Athena Andreadis

Athena Andreadis

Athena Andreadis served as a fellow of the IEET from 2007 to 2009. She is an Associate Professor of Cell Biology at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, and the author of To Seek Out New Life: The Biology of Star Trek.  She studies the gene regulatory mechanism known as alternative splicing. Athena writes on science and science fiction for The Harvard Review among other publications, while writing her own SF at the site Starship Reckless which she founded.


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Astrogator's Logs

Drums in the Deep: A Ninth Planet?

The Every-Branching Universe: Forever Nethack

The Joys of Dawdling

Unfurling Solar Sails: Yours Truly Acquires Candlemark & Gleam

Small Victory Against Entropy and Inertia



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To Seek Out New Life: The Biology of Star Trek by Athena Andreadis (1999)


Articles


"The Persistent Neoteny of Science Fiction"   Starship Reckless  Jan 20, 2012

"LORCS Abound"   Ethical Technology  Sep 19, 2009

"Eldorado Desperadoes I: Of Mice and Men"   Astrogator's Logs  Jul 18, 2009

"“Keeping an Open Mind is a Virtue, but not so Open that Your Brains Fall Out.”"   Astrogator's Logs  Jun 15, 2009

"Equalizer or Terminator?"   Sentient Developments  May 27, 2009

"If I Can’t Dance, I Don’t Want to Be Part of Your Revolution!"   Sentient Developments  May 17, 2009

"Reflections on the New Star Trek"   Centauri Dreams  May 13, 2009

"Forever Young"   Astrogator's Log  May 4, 2009

"BioScientists, Speak Up!"   Astrogator's Log  Apr 5, 2009

"Snachismo, or: What Do Women Want?"   Astrogator's Log  Feb 12, 2009

"The Heirs of Prometheus"   Astrogator's Logs  Jun 1, 2008

"The Shifgrethor of Changelings"   Astrogator's Log  Apr 27, 2008

"Dreamers of a Better Future, Unite!"   Astrogator’s Logs  Mar 16, 2008

"The String Cuts Deeper than the Blade"   Astrogator's Logs  Sep 17, 2007

"It’s All in Your Head"   Astrogator's Logs  Aug 8, 2007

"To Each His Own Gliese 581c"   Astrogator's Logs  May 14, 2007

"Genetic Engineering and Space Exploration"   Astrogator's Logs  Apr 29, 2007


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Gender, Space and Extinction   2008-03-25

The Biology of Star Trek   2002-11-30


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Crossed Genres Interview with IEET’s Athena Andreadis (Jul 18, 2009)

Update on Russell’s Voices of Disbelief (Jan 24, 2009)

New Fellow: Athena Andreadis Ph.D. (Apr 29, 2007)

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