A New Way of Thinking About Spacetime That Turns Everything Inside Out

One of the weirdest aspects of quantum mechanics is entanglement, because two entangled particles affecting each other across vast distances seems to violate a fundamental principle of physics called locality: things that happen at a particular point in space can only influence the points closest to it. But what if… »11/10/15 4:00pm11/10/15 4:00pm

Exclusive Doctor Who Concept Art Reveals the Earliest Visions of the Cybermen!

Cybermen! Ruthless, implacable cyborgs who have replaced emotion with logic, they are among the most deadly villains on Doctor Who. And despite being men in suits, they manage to look other-worldly, creepy and menacing. This took a lot of design savvy, as this exclusive concept art shows. »10/23/15 3:38pm10/23/15 3:38pm

Read "Skullpocket," One of the Year's Best SF Stories—And One of the Creepiest Stories in Years

The very first volume of the Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy series just came out, guest-edited by Joe Hill. It includes stories by Jo Walton, Kelly Link, T.C. Boyle and Karen Russell. We’re proud to present one of the stories from the book, “Skullpocket” by Nathan Ballingrud. »10/13/15 12:00pm10/13/15 12:00pm

A Whole Book Full of Incredible Never-Before-Seen Star Trek Costume Pictures

We’re pretty obsessed with the costumes from Star Trek, both the original series and the later iterations. After all, Trek has a long and proud record of pushing the fashion envelope, from its military pajamas to its alien lingerie. Here’s a look inside a stunning new book about Star Trek’s greatest costumes. »10/09/15 2:50pm10/09/15 2:50pm

These Brand New Peter Pan Illustrations Will Absolutely Make You Believe in Fairies

It’s just over a century since Scottish novelist J.M. Barrie adapted his stage play Peter and Wendy into a novel. And now, there’s a beautiful new edition of Barrie’s book, illustrated by MinaLima, the firm that did the graphics in the Harry Potter films. Check out an exclusive look inside the brand new Peter Pan! »10/08/15 2:59pm10/08/15 2:59pm

A Brand New Kids' Space Opera Series From Some of Your Favorite YA Authors

Voyagers aims to be a brand new Star Wars for the young generation, right while everybody is getting excited about the upcoming Force Awakens. There are six books coming out in the next year, written by people like City of Ember author Jeanne DuPrau and Skinned author Robin Wasserman. Check out an excerpt! »9/29/15 2:40pm9/29/15 2:40pm

Here's a Stunning Look at Volume 2 of Mark Z. Danielewski's The Familiar!

Mark Danielewski blew everybody’s minds with House of Leaves. And now he’s trying to do something really ambitious and strange with his new project, The Familiar. It’s partly a serialized narrative in the style of a TV show, partly an art book, and partly a science fiction mystery. Check out a sneak peek at part two! »9/24/15 2:45pm9/24/15 2:45pm

Fran Krause's Deep Dark Fears Book Is Full of Things You Didn't Know To Be Afraid Of

We’ve celebrated Fran Krause’s Deep Dark Fears tumblr before—it’s a collection of really insane comics about truly bizarre things to be afraid of. A lot of them are very outlandish or sort of existential, or just very goofy. And now, he’s got a book of new comics, and we’ve got an exclusive first peek. »9/22/15 2:30pm9/22/15 2:30pm

This Urban Fantasy Story Will Make You Realize Just How Creepy Psychic Gifts Can Be

The Apex Book of World SF 4, available now as an ebook for just $4.49, contains 28 stories from all over the world. We’re proud to feature one of them, “The Good Matter” by Swedish author Nene Ormes, as an exclusive excerpt here at io9. Learn just how twisted someone with a psychic ability can become.
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