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The nitrogen in our DNA, the iron in our blood, the carbon in our apple pies, was made in collapsing stars. We are made of star stuff. 


Kal and her sister Arche are hurtling through space toward Callisto in a ship shaped like a beluga whale that is the size of a city block. Arche does something a bit (very!) reckless to try to help her sister feel a little less homesick.


Calculating Apple Pie explores future food production and coding and how tampering with it can cause serious real-world problems.

‘Oh no. Arche. You messed with the food fabricator code?’

Strap yourself in for the second installment from Imagining the Future and listen to our thrilling space adventure, Calculating Apple Pie

By Melissa Keil
Read by Nikita Waldron
Sound Design by Weronika Raźna
Music by Freya Berkhout
Story Editor Kate Whitfield
Artwork by Cassandre Collins
Produced by Dan Prichard
Directed by Dan Prichard and Weronika Raźna

Journey through space!

Download and read Calculating Apple Pie by Melissa Keil by clicking on the poster.  🚀

Calculating Apple Pie is the second story of Imagining The Future, a five-episode series of STEM- inspired fiction, specially commissioned for Future You.

The five stories (The Callistan Cycle) chart the establishment of humanity’s first deep space outpost, on Callisto, the second largest moon of Jupiter.

Each story comes as a full downloadable text and a thrilling dramacast, featuring five of Australia’s hottest young actors.

And there’s lots of other fun Far Out! things to do, too.

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