OnMonday, March 19, Professor of Physics Charles Adler will participate in an event titled “Chasing Consciousness: Cylons, T2s and the Borg, Oh My!” The event is a moderated conversation with Anthony Bowdoin Van Riper, author of many books on science in popular culture.

The moderator is Caleb Scharf, director of the Astrobiology Center at Columbia University, and the author of several books on popular science. The event will take place at 5:30 p.m. at Caveat in New York, N.Y., a Greenwich Village night club and meeting place.