Rich Kerr

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Evidence that Planet Nine exists piles up

Is an extra world hidden on the edge of our solar system? Evidence that Planet Nine DOES exist piles up as experts spot a distant object with an …

Astronomy

Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4 Battle Royale Mode Revealed

After weeks of teases and speculation, Activision finally pulled back the curtain on this year's anticipated Call of Duty game, Black Ops 4. Like previous entries, Black Ops 4 will come with a variety of different game modes, including the ever-popular Zombies, but this year's installment will also …

Gaming Industry

9 Little Known Facts About STAR WARS’ Most Iconic Ship, the Millennium Falcon

Han Solo‘s faithful flying machine the Millennium Falcon is among the most iconic of cinematic spaceships, but even such a familiar vessel has seen …

Star Wars

What Is Spacetime?

People have always taken space for granted. It is just emptiness, after all—a backdrop to everything else. Time, likewise, simply ticks on …

Quantum Mechanics

We asked Siri, Alexa, and the Google Assistant 10 questions — here's which one is the smartest

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon's Alexa came out on top this time. Amazon<p>For better or worse, many of us rely on digital assistants to answer our everyday …

Whoa, like, Jupiter is DEEP. Really, really deep.

Scientists studying Jupiter using data and observations from the Juno spacecraft just released four new papers on their results, and I honestly can't …

The Trailer for the Scifi Film Prospect Is Delightfully Baffling

The new film <i>Prospect</i> is about a father and daughter who travel to another planet to harvest a rare mineral. Once there, they realize it’s not going …

Horror

Stephen Hawking Knows Exactly What Happened Before the Big Bang

About 13.8 billion years ago, the universe began as a small, hot super-force that suddenly and rapidly expanded. Atoms formed, spiraling into stars …

Physics

Netflix reveals Lost in Space action-packed trailer — Exclusive

The first full-length trailer for Netflix’s <i>Lost in Space</i> is here.<p>The new footage includes a first look at the planet where the Robinson family finds …

Behind the Scenes of 2001: A Space Odyssey, the Strangest Blockbuster in Hollywood History

Despite delays, maxed-out budgets, radical re-writes, and some early bad reviews, Stanley Kubrick’s outer-space epic went on to set records and propel a generation of cinema lovers—a big gamble of a movie that still resonates 50 years later.<p>Stanley Kubrick’s <i>2001: A Space Odyssey</i> took more than four …

Stanley Kubrick

Dark energy survey discovers remnants of other galaxies within our own

Dark Energy Discovery<p>The Dark Energy Survey (DES) is an international, collaborative effort to map the Universe and detect its many phenomena — …

It's official: Samsung will announce the Galaxy S9 on February 25th

Samsung is officially announcing the long-awaited Galaxy S9 smartphone on February 25th, at a special event at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.<p>Here's the invitation received by Business Insider:<p>It's pretty minimalistic, but it contains one big hint as to what this event holds. For starters, …

Phones

The 35 best science-fiction movies since Blade Runner

The most widely admired science-fiction film to come out of the 1980s, <i>Blade Runner</i> <i></i>reimagined the nocturnal, seductive, and pessimistic qualities of …

Tears in Rain: the story behind Blade Runner's legendary death speech

In the final act of Blade Runner, Deckard (Harrison Ford) flees the vengeful replicant Roy Batty (Rutger Hauer), outmatched by his strength and rage. He finds himself hanging from the side of a building, but is unexpectedly saved by the android before he falls.<p>Aware that his four-year lifespan is …

Blade Runner

The Oldest Black Hole Ever Found Could Unlock Mysteries About the Universe's Birth

Scientific discoveries never cease. Just when you think we've found the oldest fossil, animal, or planet, there's another research team announcing …

New Game Release Dates Of 2018: Red Dead 2, Spider-Man PS4, Super Smash Bros.

After the amazing gaming year that was 2017, you have to wonder how 2018 will compare. But if 2018's current roster of releases is anything to go by, we might be in for another fantastic year. It seems primed to impress with a slew of hotly anticipated new games, including big-budget games like …

Xbox

Denis Villeneuve Says His 'Dune' Movie Will Be 'Star Wars for Adults'

“The ambition is to do the ‘Star Wars’ movie I never saw,” Villeneuve says<p>There’s been a lot of back and forth among the nerds over the past several …

You Should Start Getting Hyped For ALTERED CARBON Right Now

Netflix's upcoming big budget adaptation is a gorgeous cyberpunk wet dream.Read more...

Altered Carbon

Altered Carbon Review: Sci-Fi Drama Is Visually Stunning, Unevenly Paced

When technology advances to the point that death is more a minor inconvenience and less a consciousness-ending blow, humans will have the theoretical …

Altered Carbon

Gallery: Sci-fi nightclubs and cave restaurants feature in the Frame Design Award nominations

The Awards categories span a variety of non-domestic categories from bar and restaurant designs to office and exhibition spaces. The competition also …

Altered Carbon Review: Netflix Spins Up A New Cyberpunk Masterpiece

A lot of the science fiction that's appeared on TV over the years isn't exactly what sci-fi fans would call "hardcore," from goofy procedurals with light futuristic elements to animated comedies like Rick and Morty. <i>Altered Carbon</i> doesn't have that problem.<p>Netflix's latest original show throws so …

Altered Carbon

Original 'Blade Runner' Director Ridley Scott Has Plans for Yet ANOTHER Sequel

261<p>SHARES<p>Ridley Scott was largely absent from the making of <i>Blade Runner</i> <i>2049</i>, ceding his director's chair to newcomer Denis Villeneuve.<p>After voicing …

Blade Runner 2049 On 4K- The Ultimate Visual And Aural Home Experience

<i>Blade Runner 2049</i> was an absolutely incredible film [FIGHT ME] that pairs with it’s forebearer extremely well. Director <b>Denis</b> <b>Villeneuve</b> was able to …

Oscar Nominations 2018: Could 'The Shape of Water' Break a Record for Science Fiction?

The Oscar for Best Picture has never gone to a science fiction film. Will 2018 change that?<p>On Tuesday morning, Tiffany Haddish and Andy Serkis …

Everything you need to know about Netflix’s new sci-fi series Altered Carbon

Joel Kinnaman stars as an interstellar soldier who has been hired to solve a murder<p>Altered Carbon, a dysopian sci-fi series starring Joel Kinnaman …

Altered Carbon

NASA's Tips for Shooting the Supermoon Tonight

Tonight is your chance to see the closest “supermoon” that anyone on Earth has experienced in almost 69 years. That means amateurs and pros alike …

PS4 Slim review: The slim-fit 'Station - Pocket-lint

When Sony unveiled two new versions of the PS4 during its special PlayStation Meeting in New York it rather glossed over the new, slimmer version of …