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Stephen Baxter on the Birth of Science-Fiction and ‘The Long Utopia’

British newspaper <i>The Guardian</i> recently sat down with Stephen Baxter, co-author with the late Terry Pratchett of <i>The Long Utopia</i>, the fourth volume in …

First look at Star Trek's Enterprise set at Vancouver Film Studios

Print<p>Related<p>It's great time to be a geek in Vancouver.<p>Not only are there X-Files sightings everywhere, the crew of the Starship Enterprise is …

The Worst Sci Fi Film in the 2010's

There have been many science fiction films released in the 2010's. Some were highly entertaining, while others have really missed the mark. They …

What In Outer Space Is Happening? More Colonizing and Mining

Article by WN.com Correspondent Dallas Darling<p>“It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and reality …

Space Exploration

Stephen Baxter interview: why science fiction is like therapy

The bestselling SF writer talks about the rush to finish the Long Earth series, being the order to Terry Pratchett’s chaos and how maths helps him write<p>In the summer of 2013, Stephen Baxter and Terry Pratchett published <i>The Long War</i>, the second volume of their Long Earth science-fiction series, …

Science Fiction

'Star Trek: Renegades’ To Premiere On The Big Screen On August 1st

Set your phasers to stun as the fan film ‘Star Trek: Renegades’ will be making its Los Angeles big screen premiere on Saturday, August 1 at the …

5 Ways 'Star Trek' Philosophy Can Enrich Your Life (Gallery)

Star Trek Philosophy<p>Credit: CORBIS<p>"Star Trek" shows a vision of the future that we can certainly get behind. It's a universe where many can choose …

The Con Edition: July's Hottest News in Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and Horror

It was an interesting month for fans of science fiction, fantasy, and horror. We've come to expect big things out of San Diego Comic-Con and that …

Beautiful new photos by NASA astronaut Scott Kelly make the Earth look strangely alien

Over the past few weeks, space headlines have been dominated by other worlds: Clear images of Pluto for the first time, the “closest cousin” to Earth ever discovered, the ongoing exploration of our planetary neighbor Mars. With all this excitement, it’s easy to forget that we live on a pretty …

Space

45 questions Reddit users asked Stephen Hawking

Professor Stephen Hawking is taking part in an AMA (Ask Me Anything) on Reddit. Here are some of the best questions he has been asked so far. He is planning to answer them over the next few weeks<p><i>I wanted to ask: Which is a scarier prospect for you? That we're alone in the universe, or not?</i></b> …

24 Groundbreaking Sci-Fi Novels You Can Read for Free

You'll find one or several enjoyable summer reads in these Project Gutenberg books.<p>Science fiction has been around as a genre for more than 200 years. That's such a long time that many of the greatest works have fallen into the public domain, providing a way to get free and easy access to many …

Space Is, Once Again, the Place for Video Games

These are the off-Earth places I will visit, alone, just me against the vastness of the galaxy (and the occasional killer android).<p><i>This article is best read while listening to this. Just a suggestion.</i><p><i>Space Invaders</i>, 1978. An alien force lays siege to the Earth. They are unbeatable. The Earth will …