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Why Warp Drives Aren't Just Science Fiction

Astrophysicist Eric Davis is one of the leaders in the field of faster-than-light (FTL) space travel. But for Davis, humanity's potential to explore …

Physics

Beyond Star Trek 3: A New TV Series May Happen!

Good news Trekkies! Not only is [Star Trek Beyond](tag:817262) shaping up to be pretty darn awesome, Paramount could be shopping pitches for a new …

Science and Hollywood: When the Martian Met the Earthlings

Andy Weir's gripping tale of a NASA astronaut stranded on Mars (entitled, simply enough, <i>The Martian</i>), is coming to Hollywood on October 2, and it is going to be another Ridley Scott blockbuster. I listened to the unabridged audio edition of the book, brilliantly narrated by R. C. Bray, who …

Star Trek: An Episode Roadmap for Beginners

<i>This article comes from Den of Geek UK.</i><p><i>Maps To TV Shows: Is there a popular show you’d really like to watch but you just don’t have time to wade</i> …

Dark Matter: 7 reasons to binge the sci-fi summer hit

It’s no secret that <i>The TV Junkies</i> crew are big fans of <i>Dark Matter</i>. From the plot twists, to the hilarious one-liners, to the awesome chemistry of the …

Dark Matter Episode 11 Postmortem: Looking ahead to a shocking finale

After a season of wondering who or what Two (Melissa O’Neil) is, <i>Dark Matter</i> finally gave us an answer in <b>Episode 11</b>. She’s not an Android, but she’s …

Patrick Stewart Reveals His Favorite Star Trek Episode

When you’re on a show for seven seasons and 176 episodes, you see <i>a lot</i> of material. An through his years on <i>Star Trek: The Next Generation</i>, Patrick …

Canadian Scifi You Should Be Watching (Or Didn’t Realize You Already Were)

Canada is jokingly referred to as Hollywood North for a reason. When your heroes head to outer space, race through an alien forest, or gaze across a …

Doomsday: 9 Real Ways the Earth Could End

From catastrophic climate change to hostile aliens, Hollywood routinely envisions apocalyptic endings to humanity's stint on planet Earth.<p>For …

WATCH: ‘Star Trek: Renegades’ Now Available For Free

“Star Trek: Renegades,” directed by Tim Russ and starring Walter Koenig, Adrienne Wilkinson, Sean Young, Manu Intiraymi, Gary Graham, Robert Picardo, …

Science Fiction

How Travelling To Deep Space In Cryogenic Sleep Could Actually Work

Our bodies aren't meant for space. We require too much maintenance to speed through the stars. We need a steady supply of things absent from space -- …

Han Solo

Who Is Doctor Strange? The Quirky History Of Marvel's Next Movie Star

X-Men and Fantastic Four joining Marvel after Disney/Fox merger<p>Riding the NYC subway a month or so back, I heard a young guy exclaim to his friend,</i> …

Science Fiction Predicts Our Future for the Next 800,000 Years!

Science fiction is about predicting the future, based on hard facts or sheer imagination or, often both. Everyone, from Isaac Asimov to Tyra Banks, …

Zachary Quinto Praises Justin Lin & Simon Pegg For STAR TREK BEYOND Work

The third STAR TREK is shaping up to be even more epic than the last with Idris Elba joining as the villain and Justin Lin stepping up to the plate …

'The Martian' author Andy Weir is putting the science back in science fiction

There's one thing you should know about Andy Weir: he really, really likes science.<p>"I like scientific accuracies," says Weir. "I like it when the …

Science Fiction Hasn’t Gotten More Liberal—Its Fans Have Gotten More Conservative

If you believe Ray Bradbury’s FBI file, science fiction is a dangerous genre.<p>When the bureau investigated Bradbury—a man its 1959 records describe as …

The FBI kept files on author Ray Bradbury: "Definitely slanted against the United States"

Michael from Muckrock writes, "The FBI followed Ray Bradbury's career very closely, in part because an informant warned them that his writing was not …

Who Was Afraid of Ray Bradbury & Science Fiction? The FBI, It Turns Out (1959)

When you think of the most astute minds of our time, you might well think of Ray Bradbury's — but you probably don't think of him as one of the most …

Ray Bradbury