Sci-Fi

Spock-tacular! Tech Pioneer Boosts Plan for Leonard Nimoy Memorial

Efforts to create a memorial celebrating the legacy of Leonard Nimoy, the actor who played a pointy-eared alien named Spock…

1 year ago

Check out This Amazing Fly-through of a Futuristic Space Habitat

Space settlement proponents and science fiction fans are likely familiar with the Stanford Torus, a gigantic donut-shaped spinning space habitat…

1 year ago

Science Fiction was an Inspiration for Many Professional Astronomers

What do MINBAR, TARDIS, Cardassian Expansion, BoRG, DS9, Tatooines, and ACBAR all have in common? They're names of astronomical surveys…

1 year ago

The Science — and Fun — Behind “Moonfall”

The master of disaster has struck again, and this time our Moon is the ominous villain.   In “Moonfall,” film…

2 years ago

“TrekTalks” Telethon Calls upon Star Trek Fandom to Meet the Needs of the Many

I grew up watching Star Trek inspired by what Trek imagined the future could be. Earth had done away with…

2 years ago

Movie Review – Alien: Covenant

So, are you excited for the 2017 movie season? U.S. Memorial Day weekend is almost upon us, and that means…

7 years ago

New NASA-themed TV Pilot by ‘The Martian’ Author Andy Weir

Author Andy Weir, who wrote the bestselling novel “The Martian” on which the successful 2015 movie of the same name…

7 years ago

What is the Death Ray?

First proposed in the early 20th century, and a staple of science fiction for over a century, the concept of…

7 years ago

Book Review: The Caloris Network

Thinking of taking a vacation this summer? Maybe you want to distract yourself with a bit of light science fiction…

8 years ago

Finding “The Lost Science” of 2001: A Space Odyssey

The film 2001: A Space Odyssey brought space science to the general masses. Today we may consider it as common…

8 years ago