This week Steve brings back—in honour of Shark Week—a column from six years ago about the SYFY movie Sharknado. Does it hold up? Maybe we’ll all have to watch it to find out!
Why is landing on the Moon so hard? We can start by mentioning that the Moon is NOT made of soft cheese…
Einstein. Even when he thought he was wrong, he was right.
Attack of the Methane Eaters!
Can we please just stop second-guessing Pluto and just accept it for what it is?
Rather have Lunar Hay Fever than Nostromo Intestinal ‘Flu’
If you can’t land, hover….
“…physics at its most mind-boggling and extreme…”
Bye Bye Cassini! You did GREAT! Thanks for not contaminating Enceladus!
Worried that an asteroid will hit the Earth? As Andrew Weston reports, NASA has some good news and some bad news on the subject of a near earth object called Bennu.
Shades of Earth, the final book in the Across the Universe series is a mixed bag.
A review of the audiobook of the second novel in the Across the Universe series.
In a YA market saturated by dystopias and supernatural romance, one novel dares to be something different.
I’ve been a bit stuck for a topic, so I punched “space rabbit” into DeviantArt’s search field. This is the result: Enjoy!
Space Dogs of the USSR
A 1970’s sci-fi dramedy? Oh yes….
The artists who have chosen “Supernova” as their topic, distinctly verge toward the trippy.
I’m a little late to the Extant table, but now True Blood has ended (sad face) I have more time on my hands to try out a new show. I wasn’t sure what to expect from Extant as the overview doesn’t give much away, but with Halle Berrie on lead and produced by Steven Speilberg I had high […]
Do you remember a very famous quote from Douglas Adams’ The Hitchhiker Guide of the Galaxy about dimensions in space? “Space is big. Really big. You just won’t believe how vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly big it is. I mean, you may think it’s a long way down the road to the chemist’s, but that’s just peanuts […]
Steve takes on SyFy and Sharknado–with a glimpse of Sharknado 2!
Gaming heaven…or gaming hell? Sean survives Steam’s Summer Sale – and prepares for winter.
Dianne Lynne Gardner interviews her family rocket scientist, Moses Milazzo, about his job and the influences of science fiction.
Amazing News: Unfairly Biased Towards Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror, Unbalanced towards the same and totally and completely unafraid of admitting it!
A review of the shaky-cam SF space adventure Europa Report
Libraries, like Star Trek, continue to boldly go where no one has gone before. James Weber examines the changing role of libraries as we move into the future.
NASA put men on the moon. No one else has even come close. NASA needs to be supported.
Steven Hobbs encourages us to look to the skies.
World Space Week
Today we are offering multiple and multi-lingual reviews of the James and Gregory Benford anthology – STARSHIP CENTURY. The Benfords put together an anthology that represents the proceedings of the Starship Century Symposium, a gathering of scientists and science fiction authors, organized for the purpose of examining the challenges and opportunities of humanity’s future in […]
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