Science Fiction

tech-science

Leaving Earth Comes with Serious Psychological Risks

The film ‘Aniara’ asks what humans are without our home world.
Becky Ferreira
3 days ago
Games Features

How the Devs Behind 'Sable' Found Inspiration in the Enigmatic

Beyond every mysterious horizon is research, writing, and careful planning.
Darran Anderson
5.7.19
Opinion

What Western Media Got Wrong About China’s Blockbuster ‘The Wandering Earth’

‘The Wandering Earth’ offered an important perspective on climate change and capitalism, but the West’s reviews of the movie are distracted by a techno-Orientalist fear of China.
Muqing M. Zhang
4.2.19
Terraform

The Department of Suicide

In a white concrete cell, a doctor from the DoS sat across a plastic table and questioned Catherine Gabriel as to why she had chosen misery over standard-issue happiness.
Blake Montgomery
3.29.19
Objects in Space

'Objects in Space' Knows the Future Sucks, But Makes the Best of It

The final frontier may not be the most exciting place. But that's ok.
Danielle Riendeau
3.5.19
NETFLIX

Netflix's 'The Umbrella Academy' Is Wonderful and Weird

The adaptation of the comic written by Gerard Way is "a ten hour movie," inspired, in part, by Wes Anderson.
Seth Ferranti
2.15.19
Browsing Black History

Afrofuturism: The Radical Genre Imagining a Future for Black People

Afrofuturism imagines alternative possibilities for Black people through works grounded in the harsh realities of present day. Could their creations help inspire better real-world futures?
Tajja Isen
2.12.19
NETFLIX

These Are the 30 Best Sci-Fi and Fantasy Movies on Netflix

Beyond 'Avengers: Infinity War,' 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2,' 'Black Panther,' and 'Thor: Ragnarok,' there are a couple dozen great nerd films in the streaming giant's archive.
Beckett Mufson
1.16.19
Terraform

The Year in Telling Stories About the Future

Terraform, 2018.
Brian Merchant
12.26.18
tv

The Best Thing on TV This Year Was: 'The Expanse'

It's been called the sci fi 'Game of Thrones,' and 'Fight or Flight' showed us how hard the show's heroines go to protect their planet.
Nicole Clark
12.26.18
Terraform

Mammoth Steps

A strange trek through a future whose fate depends on whether humans can coexist with intelligent, de-extincted mammoths.
Andrew Dana Hudson
12.3.18
entertainment

LeVar Burton Has a Message for Nonreaders Like Donald Trump

We talked to the famed 'Star Trek' actor about his past, present, and future.
Noel Ransome
10.26.18
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