Rick_and_MortySpiros Michalakis joined a July Comic Con panel to discuss the science of the animated show, Rick and Morty. Moderated by Kyle Hill, Science Editor of Nerdist, the panel featured the show’s creators Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland, with writer Mike McMahan. Not only does [Rick and Morty] play around with what’s possible in animation, the show consistently bends and breaks the rules of sci-fi, often featuring riffs on very real scientific theories and their consequences.

To shed some light on those scientific theories, IQIM’s Michalakis and Crystal Dilworth, neuroscientist (and former IQIM Communications Coordinator) also weighed in. Read more about the panel in this post on the Nerdist Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland Explain the Science of RICK AND MORTY there’s also a link to a video of the full panel discussion.