science fiction

Sci-Fi Book Review: “Pilot” by R.D. Drabble

by Alana Hams April 26, 2013

Want to stay on top of all the space news? Follow @universetoday on Twitter “Pilot,” a new sci-fi thriller, follows law enforcement officer Legitt Redd, as he finds himself in the middle of an extraordinary set of circumstances. It is set in a solar system where humans occupy 6 life-supporting planets. Each planet has a […]

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Star Trek Teaser: “Into Darkness” Trailer Released

by Nancy Atkinson December 6, 2012

James T. Kirk and the crew of the Enterprise will be back for a second pre-quel of the young original Enterprise crew with next summer’s “Star Trek Into Darkness.” From this new teaser trailer just released today, it certainly looks dark, with lots of explosions, fight scenes, women screaming, Chris Pine’s Kirk having omnipresent cuts […]

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Science Fiction Author Ray Bradbury Dies

by Nancy Atkinson June 6, 2012

Author Ray Bradbury — who sent generations of readers on travels to fantastic future worlds — has died this morning in Los Angeles, at the age of 91. Author of more than 27 novels and story collections, such as his famous “The Martian Chronicles,” the enduring “Fahrenheit 451,” “Dandelion Wine” and “Something Wicked This Way […]

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Visions of the Cosmos: The Enduring Space Art of David A. Hardy

by Nancy Atkinson May 30, 2012

For over 50 years, award-winning space and astronomy artist David A. Hardy has taken us to places we could only dream of visiting. His career started before the first planetary probes blasted off from Earth to travel to destinations in our solar system and before space telescopes viewed distant places in our Universe. It is […]

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Warp Drives May Come With a Killer Downside

by Jason Major February 29, 2012

Planning a little space travel to see some friends on Kepler 22b? Thinking of trying out your newly-installed FTL3000 Alcubierre Warp Drive to get you there in no time? Better not make it a surprise visit — your arrival may end up disintegrating anyone there when you show up. Remove this ad Jason Major on […]

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