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A Curious Kid Uncovers a Bone-Chilling Truth In Scifi Short Monsters

On her 10th birthday, a curious girl sneaks out of the bunker where she’s spent her entire life, intent on seeing the fearsome creatures that she’s …

NBC is Jumping Into the Past With Time Travel Drama Timeless

Despite the bloodbath of television cancellations last week, NBC is on a roll picking up new shows to fill the fall schedule. Today, it officially …

Captain Kirk and Mr. Spock came from two different planets but William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy bonded over Star Trek slights, anti-Semitic slurs, bad marriages - until their final falling out

• <b>The USS Enterprise captain writes about relationship with his poker-faced first officer in a memoir honoring the first anniversary of Nimoy</b> …

We've finally found gravitational waves, so can we time travel?

Physicists working with a powerful observatory on Earth announced Thursday that they have finally detected ripples in space and time created by two …

The Expanse Is the New Battlestar Galactica

Author: Geek's Guide to the Galaxy. Geek's Guide to the Galaxy Culture<p>Date of Publication: 12.12.15.<p>Time of Publication: 7:00 am. 7:00 am<p>Syfy’s new …

In Search Of The Next "Battlestar Galactica"

As Syfy prepares to launch its most aggressive slate of programming ever, the futuristic network looks to the past.<p>For five years, <i>Battlestar Galactica</i> was the most talked about, beloved, and critically acclaimed science fiction show on television. Ronald D. Moore’s reimagining of Glen Larson’s 1978 …

10 fictional AIs that should make everyone scared for the future

Artificial intelligence remains a genuine concern for some of the world's most intelligent people - including Professor Stephen Hawking and Bill …

Artificial Intelligence

‘The Expanse’ Review: Space But Not A Lot Of Depth In Syfy Series

The seemingly mysterious disappearance of a young woman from the elite of 200 years in the future sets up Syfy’s new space opera <i>The Expanse</i>, but …

James S.A. Corey

Atlassian Closes Up 32%, Valuing The Company At $5.8B

Potentially the last tech IPO of the year ended its first day of trading with a bang.<p>Atlassian, a maker of collaboration and software development tools, ended the day up about 32%. With that rise, Atlassian — which raised money at a $3.3 billion valuation before going public — is now worth nearly …

Atlassian

The 24 Best Science Fiction Books Of 2015

What a year for science fiction we've had, with epic new space operas, fascinating new worlds to explore, and the return of some of our favorite stories.<p>Legendary science fiction author Neal Stephenson has outdone himself with <i>Seveneves</i>, an ambitious and far-reaching tale of humanity at its …

Science Fiction

SAG Awards: Matt Damon, Helen Mirren and the five biggest snubs and surprises

SAG Awards nominations can seem like one more guild prize in a season full of them, a rubber-stamping of movies everyone knew were going to power through to the Oscars anyway.<p>But sometimes, some days, there are actual surprises. Like full-on, grow-food-out-of-potato surprises. An apt metaphor, as …

10 Movies Based on Scientific Falsehoods

Hollywood is full of lies. Believe it or not, the movie-making industry isn't terribly concerned with truth telling. Instead, directors and producers …

This Brilliant Tip Will Make Any iPhone Run 10 Times Faster

And it only takes 10 seconds.<p>Say "goodbye" to crashing apps and Safari pages loading at a glacial pace forever. Thanks to Marc Forrest, an IT guru and the web world's new favorite iGuy, the internet has been blessed with a trick that will clear the random access memory (RAM) on your phone and make …

US Air Force's X-37B Space Plane Wings Past 200 Days in Orbit

Mum's the word: The U.S. Air Force's secretive X-37B space plane has winged its way past the 200 day mark, carrying out a classified agenda for the …

Everything You Need to Know About Solar Panels for Your Home

Ever considered solar panels for your home? As costs decrease and climate awareness increases, more homeowners than ever are opting for sun-powered …

Solar Power

A lifetime of travel through Asia – in pictures

Photographers Roland and Sabrina Michaud, now in their 80s, have spent their life together travelling to remote and exotic places. Their latest book, Enchanted Lands, published by Prestel, showcases their incredible encounters

Uttar Pradesh

Computing with time travel

Why send a message back in time, but lock it so that no one can ever read the contents? Because it may be the key to solving currently intractable …

Time Travel

Building The Worlds of SyFy's "The Expanse"

This past Monday, SyFy network released the first episode of <i>The Expanse</i> online, with the rest of the season airing in mid-December. It's an ambitious …

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Fashion + Style<p>By Jesse JamesMarch 8, 2018<p>Each season marks a change in style. Spring and Summer mark the most drastic change of...<p>Travel<p>By Jesse …

Syfy is Releasing a Film, De-Rebranding, and Becoming Super Interesting

Between '400 Days,' 'The Expanse,' and 'The Magicians,' the channel is making a strong speculative fiction play. Dane Cook is involved.<p>This month, …

Science Fiction

Syfy’s ‘The Expanse’ Sampled By 1.5 Million Viewers In Digital Launch

Syfy says the first episode of its futuristic space thriller <i>The Expanse</i> was sampled by 1.5 million viewers in the first week after its online debut …

New York Times

I’m a NASA astronaut, and here’s what it takes to become a space voyager

I was teaching a third-period science class on April 12, 2004, when I got the phone call from NASA I’ll never forget. Soon I’d relocated to Houston, Texas, close to the Johnson Space Center, to begin training to become an astronaut.<p>As I would quickly discover, it’s a long and rewarding road. But …

Space Science

The hunt for Einstein’s gravitational ripples in space-time is about to begin

More than 100 years ago, Albert Einstein set out his theory of general relativity, arguing that space and time are two aspects of a single fabric. Extremely large objects cause space-time to curve, he said, and large, moving objects cause gravitational waves that ripple through the space-time …

Physics

A Mesmerizing Animation Shows Just How Weird Our Solar System Is

NASA’s Kepler space telescope spotted thousands of worlds during its four-year mission, proving that our galaxy is filled with planets. But even more …

The 10 Most Realistic Sci-Fi Movies of All Time

The Martian comes out this weekend, and thanks to the acclaimed source material and some help from NASA, it is poised to become one of the most …

We Already Know How To Build a Time Machine—In Theory

<i>New Scientist</i>’s fledgling Explanimator series on YouTube has already explored the burning questions of how many friends you can have, and when you …

Light-Bending Microchip Could Fire Up Quantum Computers

For the first time, scientists have achieved infinite speeds on a microchip. Although this advance will not enable faster-than-light starships, the …

Quantum Mechanics

15 TV Shows That Reinvented Science Fiction In The Past Decade

The conventional wisdom says that the past 10 years have been a bad time for science fiction on television. Fantasy has been on the upswing. Space …

Science Fiction

How 'The Martian's' Ridley Scott Replicated Mars in the Middle East

The director used the vast landscape of the Wadi Rum desert in Jordan (and the world's largest soundstage in Budapest) to realistically portray the …

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