Elon Musk has named SpaceX's two robotic landing platform boats after science fiction spacecraft created by Scottish sci-fi legend Iain M. Banks.
Sci-fi fans who hope humanity can one day zoom to distant corners of the universe via wormholes, as astronauts do in the recent film 'Interstellar,' shouldn't hold their breath.
Many of the physics theories explained in the movie 'Interstellar' are being investigated by the world's most powerful particle accelerator, which is awesome. Continue reading →
'Interstellar' promised a science-filled, epic space adventure. But it didn't deliver. Continue reading →
'We used to look up in the sky and wonder at our place in the stars. Now we just look down and worry about our place in the dirt.' -- Matthew McConaughey Continue reading →
A brief history of the technological terrors in science fiction movies.
Scientists -- because you know they can't help themselves! -- are taking baby steps toward achieving the deep freeze some people want to stick themselves in when they die.
Swiss artist H.R. Giger has died. Among his many strange accomplishments was designing a monster that wold inspire the vampire 'el chupacabra.' Continue reading →
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