NASA physicist Harold White is boldly going where no one has gone before with his work on a warp drive. White has been working on the project since 2010 and it's so Star Trek-inspired that the designs are modeled on the Star Trek warp drive. Who knows if an actual warp drive will ever exist, but th ... More >>
One of the best comics conventions in the nation is here in Houston
The new Planet of the Apes franchise returns in 2014, and once again, humans are not the stars of the show.
The Star Trek shuttlecraft Galileo is making a landing in Houston, coming to rest at Space Center Houston as a permanent exhibit. Star Trek fans may remember the ill-fated voyage of Galileo, sent out from the Enterprise to explore a star system with a small crew led by First Officer Spock. In the e ... More >>
Throwing canon to the wind in the follow-up to the 2009 reboot.
Sci-fi fans across the world were saddened when prolific author Ray Bradbury died Tuesday, Wired magazine reported. The typewriter-loving Bradbury was 91 and lived in Los Angeles. Bradbury was best known for writing that set the standard for post-WWII science fiction such as Fahrenheit 451, The Mar ... More >>
What's the greatest science fiction film of all time? If you didn't just go, "Oh, Blade Runner," I want you now to imagine me shooting you the bird as I walk away. As I was re-watching it for the ump-teenth time the other afternoon, I couldn't help but get hungry when Deckard was eating at the noo ... More >>
Fascinating. And *fabulous.*Star Trek actor Zachary Quinto, in news that was apparently a surprise to absolutely no one, is now the second actor from the sci-fi franchise to come out of the closet (do they have closets in the 24th century? Maybe he was in a holodeck version): The 34-year-old ... More >>
Houston moms help the help.
NASA: If only there was a movie about a two-sun planet....NASA officials hyped a press conference yesterday about a new discovery via the way they know best: Trot out the Star Wars references. People connected with the movie and SFX gurus Industrial Light & Magic were on the panel to discuss ... More >>
Too much sci-fi, not enough SNL in Paul.
NASA has put together an impressive montage of the last take-off of the space shuttle Discovery, using a wide range of cameras on the launch pad and the vehicle. There's about five minutes or so of preflight stuff here, so fast-forward if you prefer.
What was lost, has been found
Home is where the alien is
Extreme violence marks this film classic by Stanley Kubrick
One small step for computer-kind, one hell of a mess for man
That's a hell of a case of indigestion
Aurora Picture Show hosts some enterprising fan fiction
J.J. Abrams's Star Trek: proof that a franchise can live long and prosper.
Anyone who's been to the movies in the last month or so has seen the trailer for the upcoming Star Trek movie, which apparently involves people driving motorcycles over cliffs in order to avoid speeding tickets.If you happen to be attending the kind of movie that attracts the wrong kind of fans (i.e ... More >>
A Houston company is gearing up to -- no, goddammit, we will not do a "go where no man has gone before" reference.But from an office in West U, of all places, the planning is proceeding for the ultimate star trek -- sending some of the remains of Majel Roddenberry and Scotty Doohan into deep, deep s ... More >>
Stephenie Meyer, queen of the vampire books -- Twilight, New Moon and Eclipse – marketed to teens, has ventured into adult and science fiction with The Host, and almost instantly scored a No. 1 bestseller. In this book, Earth has been invaded by another species, known as “souls.” A soul, whi ... More >>
Mass Effect is riveting — and a bit aggravating, too
Everyones favorite Vulcan brings his logic to full-figured women
Racing to reignite the sun -- and our souls -- in Danny Boyle's sci-fi collage
The furries are fighting like animals, just for a little respect
For some writers, there's no reason to leave Middle Earth
More and more, science fiction writers are using the Force to survive
Ennio Morricone has written great music for good, bad and ugly films
Sci-fi conventions are where movie stars go to burn brightly one more time
Sci-fi Matrix moves beyond reality at warp speed
Lost in Space is dumb -- but it's a good dumb
With The Fifth Element, Luc Besson swipes from science fiction past to create a slick, vacuous future
The latest voyage of the Enterprise is a trip worth taking
At the MFA, lunar imagery blurs the line between science and art