The Pope Doesn't Want Your Soul Hanging Out in Second Life

At a congress of Catholic media last week, Pope Benedict XVI warned that new technologies could cause people to confuse virtual worlds with our real one. Unfortunately, it looks like there's no salvation for avatars. » 10/13/10 7:52am 10/13/10 7:52am

Russia Locks Up Volunteers in Mock Space Ship to Simulate Mars Trip

A group of 6 volunteers just finished a simulated 105-day mission to Mars. Completely stuck on the ground, the subjects were essentially locked in a room so that researchers could gauge the psychological impact of isolation. » 7/29/09 9:20am 7/29/09 9:20am

Virtuality, Ron Moore's Post Battlestar Galactica Project

Here's the latest promo shot of Virtuality, Ron Moore's latest pilot coming to Fox* on June 26th. Note that Moore has completely reimagined sci-fi once again in that astronauts now wear spongy suits. » 6/12/09 10:20am 6/12/09 10:20am