The astrophysicist who discovered Zarmina describes life on "second…

Steve Vogt is the UC Santa Cruz astrophysicist who discovered Zarmina, the first recorded Earthlike planet outside our solar system. He told io9 what a human colony there would be like, and why he believes the planet already harbors life. » 10/01/10 1:36pm 10/01/10 1:36pm

William Gibson reveals a "secret experiment" in his Bridge Trilogy, and…

Yesterday I sat down with William Gibson to talk about his new novel, Zero History. We talked about his fascination with fashion, the military, and stories about the present. He also revealed a secret about his Bridge Trilogy. » 9/10/10 5:54pm 9/10/10 5:54pm

Repo's Graverobber Talks To io9 About Opera, Horror And Porn

As the skulking Graverobber in the modern camp sensation that is Repo! The Genetic Opera » 11/08/08 11:00am 11/08/08 11:00am, he drew Alexa Vega to the dark side and gave Paris Hilton her neon painkilling fix. And it turns out he wrote half the thing as well. In our chat with Terrance Zdunich, he took us through the decade-long zigzag that is the…

Lonelygirl's Resistance Isn't Futile, Explains LG15's Fialkov

If you thought that lonelygirl15 » 9/27/08 12:00pm 9/27/08 12:00pm was just about one girl boring MySpace to death about her so-called life, then think again; the insanely-popular webseries was just the start of a science fiction franchise about hidden genetic codes to eternal life. It already spawned a British spin-off, . This month saw the launch of …

Mark Millar on Sarah Palin: “Terrifying”

Comics creator Mark Millar, writer on Wanted » 9/23/08 2:00pm 9/23/08 2:00pm and s, is Hollywood's newly-minted golden child of all stories violent. In his latest mini-series for Image Comics, , Millar-a Scot and self-professed liberal-has created quite the stir by anointing John McCain as the fictional president-elect of the U.S. who ups the…