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Dr. Scott Viguié (a.k.a. Doctor Geek) holds two doctorate degrees and is an archaeologist, attorney, actor and author. Before his wife will permit him to go back to graduate school, yet again, he will have to promise to move on to something that starts with a "B". As luck would have it, Scott is also the first bionic man. Well, ... not exactly.

In reality, Scott was one of the first to undergo extensive orthopedic surgery to compensate for cerebral palsy. While these cutting edge techniques did in fact grant him the ability to walk, making him better ... stronger ... faster, his new abilities did not in fact come with the cool sound effects. S o began a lifelong obsession with science, technology, and the science fiction that inspires them.

Scott's love of all things science fiction and fantasy can be heard on various podcasts, including Articles of the Shadow Proclamation, Earth Station One, and Earth Station Who. Throughout the year, Scott travels the convention circuit, appearing at such conventions as Dragon*con, Time Lord Fest, and TimeGate, where he can be seen participating in Doctor Who related panels and speaking on such topics as "The Archaeology of Stargate".

Scott established Doctor Geek's Laboratory and Doctor Geek's Science Fair in the hope that it would encourage a rekindled sense of optimism for the future. That it would bring about enthusiasm for innovation. That it would bring the fictional world of tomorrow, one step closer to today.

Scott is also a consultant for the Science & Entertaiment Exchange, a volunteer network based out of Los Angles that connects productions with experts who can add a little science to the fiction.

To contact Doctor Geek directly, email him at: scott@drgeeklab.com and follow him at www.facebook.com/thedoctorgeek.

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Join the Lab Staff at TimeGate 2013 where they explain the science behind fictional world of Stargate.

We had an historic moment at TimeGate 2013.  For the first time, Doctor Geek, Mr. Flask, The First Mr. Creature and Madame Oracle (also the voice of DEUS-X) were together at a convention.  It was an honor to have Doctor Geek’s Laboratory to be listed at the top of the hotel’s video marquee.

Our panel, Doctor Geek Live! The Science of Stargate was a lot of fun.  It was great to see so many people enjoying our mix of science and fiction.

Sexy Professor (The River Song), the music heard in this episode, is from The Ken Spivey Band’s new album, The Universe Yields.  Buy the album atkenspivey.com

With our successful first season now behind us, and season two already in production, now is the time to address our first science fair.  What would a Doctor Geek’s Science Fair look like?  Well, just like everything else we do, it will be a mix of both science and fiction.  It will be a fiction convention mixed with elements of a classic science fair.

When you think of science fairs and world’s fairs, you probably think of the 1964 World’s Fair.  Thanks to the various Disney attractions that originated at this event, it is often thought of as a bright example of the imaginative use of technology.  The 1964 World’s Fair has made such a strong impact that it was even the template for the 1943 and 1974 Stark Expos.

Stay tuned as we continue this 50 year legacy with our own Science Fair in 2014.

TimeGate 2013 is almost upon us. This will be your chance to meet nearly the entire cast from Season 1.  That is right, Even Claire and Madame Oracle will be on hand to meet and greet.  Of course don’t forget to see us in action.

We will be presenting Doctor Geek Live!: The Science of Stargate.   Get there early to get your front row seat.  For more information on TimeGate, check out their website.