Now water's been discovered on Mars, we need to consider our relationship with the red planet a bit more carefully. Here's 7 revelations to get you started.
Love the moon? Waiting for Richard Branson to slip you a ticket for one of these moon shuttles we hear he's plotting? Well, in the meantime, slip on your dancing shoes: here are ten top lunar tunes, from decades of moon music, we guarantee will launch you into orbit.
Finding a good sci-fi film about space exploration can be a tough job. It needs to walk that perfect line between realism and imagination, all while taking you to fantastic new places and presenting you with captivating circumstances. Luckily for sci-fi fans, not only have the past few years seen a boon in good flicks like Interstellar, Sunshine, and Moon, but there are also quite a few old school gems just waiting to be watched or even rewatched, in many cases.
Call it SF, call it speculative fiction, call it slipstream – hey, we hear you can even call it structural fabulation. We’re not going to quibble on the nitty-gritty of nomenclature. What we do know is that these texts, however diverse, are yoked together by their reimaginings of reality – think parallel and sinister sister societies, alien worlds, or our own Earth, subtly altered.
The 1970s was such a turbulent, colourful decade that it’s sometimes forgotten that it also produced some the best loved TV programs of all time. The wealth of entertainment on offer was no different in the realm of science fiction, with tons of brilliant series gracing our screens. Such was the diversity that it’s tough to pick five, which we’d love to see make a comeback, but we set our phasers on retro and gave it our best shot, nonetheless.
Twenty-five years since she become sci-fi's most famous princess, Carrie Fisher is considering a return to the Star Wars universe. To celebrate, we've unearthed twenty fascinating facts about her original role.
The 1984 cult sci-fi movie Dune, based on the world's best selling sci-fi novel, might have been a financial flop, but it still has legions of fans to this day.
2001: A Space Odyssey is a science-fiction film like no other. Not only does it deal with big themes like human evolution, technology, artificial intelligence, and extraterrestrial life, it does so in a way that blew movie fans' minds.
The most awe inspiring monologue about us and the universe has now been made into a stunning animation Prepare yourself for the tingles.