Review of the HD Re-Release of FROM THE EARTH TO THE...

HBO drops the ball on the BluRay release of From Earth to the Moon, the award-winning documentary series. This review includes a word from one of the original effects artists.

Big Brain Aliens

Look at the aliens from This Island Earth. If they are so smart, why are the denizens of Metaluna all such big headed pricks?

News | NASA’s Curiosity Mars Rover Finds a Clay Cache

Watching clouds and drilling for clay, it's just Curiosity's ordinary (Martian) day.

David Whitaker – Unsung Hero of Doctor Who

Every so often in life, a moment of serendipity occurs when everyone involved in a project creates something marvellous. The birth of Doctor Who, fifty years ago this week, is one of those moments.

News | NASA’s Spitzer Captures Stellar Family Portrait

The Spitzer space telescop has delivered some of the most stunning cosmic images

News | A New Plan for Keeping NASA’s Oldest Explorers Going

Voyagers 1 & 2 should be renamed Timex 1 and Timex 2 - they just keep on ticking.

Final Results for 2016 Galaxy Award and Chinese Nebula Award

A report on the winners of the Chinese Galaxy and Chinese Nebula Awards.

Shuttle Astronaut Mike Mullane Describes Orbiter Damage on STS-27 (Atlantis 1988)...

Guest blogger veteran Shuttle astronaut Mike Mullane weighs in on the severe impact damage to Atlantis on his own 1988 flight (STS-27) and to Columbia's disastrous flight in 2003 (STS-107)

Relive the Apollo 11 Moon Landing Mission in Real Time! |...

Running in real time - as if the mission were taking place today - right now - you can listen to the Apollo 11 Lunar mission in real time

​SpaceX launches 64 satellites into orbit in mission that breaks 2...

It was "one of the most complex and intricate endeavors" SpaceX has ever undertaken. Source: SpaceX launches 64 satellites into orbit in mission that...

timTalk: Tonight’s Episode – Schroedinger’s Cat

Timothy the Talking Cat, Camestros Felapton's publishing partner, interviews one of the most reknowned cats of all time, Schroedinger's Cat. The results are what you might expect.

Women Destroy* Hard SF Poetry!!! Round Up November 2015

Oxymoron? If you think the title of this blog post is one, then read on, dear disillusioned reader! Be warned though, it's going to...

Former NASA ISS manager planning commercial space station venture –

Former NASA guy wants to put up a private space station. Think he has an inside track?


Steve went to hear a talk about colonizing Mars. Can we? Will we? Should we? You tell Steve! (Ed note. Go ahead and tell NASA what can't be done - chances are they'll say "we've already done that"

Beyond sci-fi: ​Building the bionic body

these days, everyone wants to be "Steve Austin"....

Japan Pledges $900 Million to Cyborg, Human Hibernation Research

Cold Sleep! Sleeper Ships! (Whatever you do, do NOT offer this service to "Honest John" Barlow!)

The Art of the IAAA: David A. Hardy – The King...

Today we begin a new bi-weekly feature that introduces the art and history of the members of the International Association of Astronomical Artists (IAAA),...

Is NASA ignoring proof of Martian life from the 1970s?

There's life on Mars and it's already been detected and proven

It’s (Not) Rocket Science: John Aaron: “SCE to AUX”

INTRODUCTION This is a blog about rockets and science and rocket scientists.  I’ve spent my career in this field, working among the people who make...

GoPro from space: watch a stunning NASA spacewalk – The Verge

About the only thing this spectacular video needs is a Blue Danube Waltz soundtrack

IBM Announces 50-Qubit Quantum Computer

Quantum computing just got closer with IBM's announcement of a 50-quantum bit (qubit) machine.

Swedish scientist advocates eating humans to combat climatechange

We want a ruling from the dieticians: good or bad for cholesterol?

Breast cancer vaccine could be available in 8 years, says Mayo...

Coming soon - but some folks can't afford to wait.

The Fatal Science Flaw of the Premise of Interstellar

Interstellar my be visually stunning, but it does have a scientific fatal flaw

Apollo 11 in Real Time

Listen in on the Apollo 11 mission as if it were taking place today!

Amy Poehler Launches a Hilarious New Web Series About Science |...

A comedy science show promoting women in science

Researchers Created Spiders That Spin Super-Silk | Mental Floss

Spider-Man, Spider-Man, spins a web of super-silk, look out, here come the genegineers!

Lost Curiosities: Babies on Display

In 1909, the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition would put babies on display, going so far as to raffle off Ernest, a one-month old orphaned child.

Laser Project Aims to Melt Moon Dust Into a Lunar Base

Lasers are almost always the answer....

Can you learn a new language while you sleep? – Big...

Be careful: If you start doing this, you might not understand anything people say in your dreams. (Wasn't Elron into this?)