Science Fiction

The world’s largest planetarium opens in Shanghai

00:36 The Shanghai Astronomical Museum, the world’s largest planetarium, officially opened on Saturday and will welcome the public from Sunday. Covering approximately 58,600 square meters, the museum is located in the Lingang Special Zone of the China Pilot Free Trade Zone (Shanghai). It is a branch of the Shanghai Science …

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#EcoTrends: Scientists Capture Rare Images of ‘Transparent’ Glass Octopus with Transparent Body (VIDEO) | The Weather Channel – Articles de The Weather Channel

In a dog-eating dog world like ours, every creature must find some way or another to ensure its survival. Some achieve this by being the strongest and fittest in their environment, while others are forced to rely on tact and deception to avoid detection. Today, in a stunning capture, oceanographers …

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Voyager Star Details Cut Neelix & Kes Breakup Scene

Star Trek: Voyager’s Ethan Philips talks about Neelix and Kes’ “beautifully written” breakup scene that was filmed, but never aired. Star Trek: Voyager Star Ethan Phillips said the Neelix and Kes breakup scene was cut. The science fiction television series aired from 1995 to 2001 over seven seasons. As the …

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The 12 Cannes films that we can’t wait to see

After canceling in 2020, the Cannes Film Festival kicks off again today, offering a sample of some of the best international cinemas, with a touch of Hollywood glam. The festival will be weirder, perhaps quieter this year, with lots of health protocols and around fifty percent fewer attendees. But the …

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What freedom can governments guarantee?

Through David K. Johnson, Ph.D., the college king Some philosophers, like Jean-Jacques Rousseau, have reflected on how governments can guarantee freedom. Rousseau argued that if our desires are contrary to the “common good,” they should be corrected. One should be “forced to be free”. Forced to master our lower desires …

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How the silence of the lambs influenced the X-files

Even beyond the financial success of The Silence of the Lambs, its critical accolades helped make The X-Files possible. X files helped define network television in the 1990s as a daring, conceptual science fiction series that pushed the boundaries of what was possible. It darkened towards the end of its …

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What to watch: Lovecraft Country

I postponed Lovecraft Country for a few months and I regret it completely. I bunged the entire first season in less than a week and I was surprised. If you’re a subscriber to HBO Max, this show is a great must-see shock that makes the monthly subscription worth every penny. …

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Hugo’s administration team resigns – Locus Online

The 2021 Hugo Awards administration team – consisting of Kathy Bond, Kat Jones, Cassidy Riddlebarger, Marguerite Smith and Nicholas Whyte – posted an declaration announcing their resignation: The Hugo 2021 administration team joined on short notice earlier this year. We were committed to the words of DisCon III President Bill …

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Author Simon Rowell’s new book “Future Perfect” is a gripping sci-fi tale set in a futuristic world where a man’s winning the lottery changes the course of humanity.

CAPE CORAL, Florida (PRWEB) June 22, 2021 Simon Rowell, a computer scientist who has spent half his career at the European Space Agency, has completed his new book “Future Perfect”: An Adventurous Work of Science Fiction. After a three-decade career in the IT industry, Rowell has decided to look to …

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You Must Watch The Best Sci-Fi Musical On HBO Max ASAP

Throughout the 80s, director Julien Temple has strived to update the joyous spectacle of classic Hollywood musical for the younger generations. His first love was punk music; young Englishman, he had played with the Sex Pistols and made their false documentary The great rock’n’roll scam, released in 1980. Almost a …

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Rochester Public Library: PRIDE Month

ROCHESTER – Several of our current exhibits celebrate Pride Month and showcase films and books featuring diverse and inclusive characters. We have several Pride exhibits throughout the library, including the Teen Room, BIO Room, and a DVD exhibit in the movie theater. When you are browsing, take a look at …

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Genres roundup – the best new science fiction

The beginnings of Susannah Wise This fragile Earth (Gollancz, £ 14.99) opens with a low-key slow-burning streak as the heroine Signy and her six-year-old son Jed realize that all of their near-world tech has suddenly and mysteriously failed. The ice in the freezer has melted. The phones do not connect. …

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The Bible, throughout history, speaks to reality

For years, I’ve observed how difficult it is to communicate with people through statements of fact, but it’s only now that I understand why we struggle to make choices based entirely on facts. factual information. If you notice it, successful politicians know that most of us would rather be told …

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PW talks with Alexandra Kleeman

At Kleeman Something new under the sun (Hogarth, August), a writer attends the film adaptation of his novel and, with a former child star, tries to unravel the secrets of WAT-R, a synthetic water-based product. What inspired Something new under the sun? I spent a formative part of my childhood …

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How sci-fi ensemble stories humanize space

For May and Lam, it helped that their ensemble cast was written by an ensemble itself. “The fact that we were both working on them really helped them come to life,” says Lam. “Their voices were easier to differentiate because we often took the lead of a certain character. So …

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Real-life portals connect people over 300 miles away

A new duo of high-tech portals has appeared in Vilnius, Lithuania, and Lublin, Poland as a sci-fi movie. Inspired (in part) by the loss of travel and human connection experienced during the pandemic, the large circular eyes contain giant screens and cameras. Remember something Star gate, this installation called Portal …

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Drawing on familiar models, American climate fiction fuels outdated ideas about modern migration – Art-et-culture News, Firstpost

Highlighting the shortcomings of cli-fi does not mean undermining its important contributions to environmental activism. These are stories that want to do more than sound the alarm. California wildfires. Image via Shutterstock By Bryan Yazell Typically set in the future, climate fiction (or “cli-fi”) presents the disastrous consequences of climate …

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The evolution of brain-computer interface devices

Dr Sal Iaquinta The idea of ​​controlling something outside of your body using just your mind sounds like science fiction, but it’s slowly becoming scientific reality thanks to the brain-computer interface. This is not really new. Some of you may remember in 2005 hearing about researchers who surgically implanted a …

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Lewandowski breaks Mueller’s 49-year record

Published on: 05/22/2021 – 20:46Amended: 05/22/2021 – 20:44 Berlin (AFP) Bayern Munich forward Robert Lewandowski said he felt like he was in a ‘sci-fi movie‘ after scoring his 41st Bundesliga goal of the season to break the league record on Saturday Gerd Mueller, 49, in one campaign. Lewandowski hit the …

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Zelda and other games that deserve movies after Mario

Nintendo seems more willing to take risks with animation projects, so here are a few franchises that are ripe for movie or TV adaptations. Nintendo is currently in partnership with Illumination Entertainment (de Despicable Me fame) to develop an animated film based on their most famous property: Super Mario Bros. …

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Billions of cicadas about to emerge

COLUMBIA, Md. (AP) – Sifting through a dirt-laden shovel in a suburban backyard, Michael Raupp and Paula Shrewsbury find their career: a cicada nymph. And then another. And another. And four more. In perhaps a third of a square foot of land, entomologists at the University of Maryland find at …

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Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce: May 4

May 4, 2021 For many science fiction enthusiasts, today is commonly known as Star Wars Day. For Gwinnett’s bedroom, today eclipses a year of COVID-free return to work. Fourteen months ago, the world counted with a global pandemic that reinvented almost every aspect of life: family, friends, work, health, spirituality …

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HELL trailer preview number 1

While not directly involved in the series, John Carpenter’s style is omnipresent in these spooky comics. John Carpenter’s Science Fiction Tales: HELL released their debut issue last week, and now they’ve revealed a trailer in order to grab their readers and get new fans. The series was inspired by a …

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How Hollywood Movies and TV Shows Impact Real Science

While the on-screen representations of expandable mutants or a dinosaur terrorizing the toilet may seem completely unrelated to actual research, film and television production crews have spent decades searching for scientists to verify scripts and special effects. Driven by the sci-fi boom from the 1970s, Hollywood has since sought expert …

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