While rocket launches aren’t typically thought of as “cute,” watching the maiden voyage of Rocket Lab’s Electron rocket is the closest we’ll get to seeing the Brave Little Toaster go to space. Today, the 56-foot (17 meter) carbon fiber rocket blasted off from New Zealand’s Mahia Peninsula and made it to the edge of…
The typical SpaceX payload might include a communications satellite, some ISS supplies, even the occasional spy network. But later this year, the aerospace company will embark on something quite a bit more endearing: a Falcon 9 rocket will carry the cremated remains of beloved family members into space.
There are intriguing new details about Laura Dern’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi character. Yet another familiar face is confirmed for Game of Thrones’ seventh season. Dwayne Johnson has an update on both the Shazam and Black Adam movies. Plus, new pictures from Agents of SHIELD, Riverdale, and iZombie. It’s the spoilers…
Bryan Singer teases X-Men: Apocalypse’s post-credits sting. The Archie Comics series Riverdale gets a series. Pacific Rim 2 has found its writer. You’ll be waiting a while yet before the next season of Attack on Titan. Plus, new pictures from Warcraft, and the first clips from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2. Spoilers!
James Gunn's Center for the Study of Science Fiction at Kansas University has always been a locus of awesomeness in the consideration of the genre we all love. Among other things, the Center hosts the John W. Campbell Memorial Award every year, celebrating "the best science-fiction novel of the year."
I love sailboats. I despise motorboats. But I can see myself zooming through the Mediterranean on board the 139-foot Adastra, a high speed trimaran that looks like an alien attack vessel. It isn't a fantasy prototype. It's very real:
A six-month space journey away, Mars often seems an almost impossible planet to reach. But engineers are developing a new engine that could turn six months to six weeks, bringing the Red Planet much, much closer than ever before.