New 3D app lets you imagine living inside an orbital space habitat

What would it be like to live inside an orbital space colony? A new online app lets you glimpse the possibilities. Created by author Joan Slonczewski to tie in with her new novel The Highest Frontier, Frontera 3D takes you inside a rotating cylindrical colony, similar to the O'Neill cylinders envisioned in the 1970s by … » 9/19/11 2:30pm 9/19/11 2:30pm

September Books bring vampires, faeries, airships, and hackers!

What does September have in store for you? A new Neal Stephenson novel! Not one, but two new releases from Cherie Priest! Plus faeries, vampires, digital revolutionaries, and a college in outer space. Here are all the new releases your bookshelf needs this month. » 9/06/11 7:00am 9/06/11 7:00am

7 Totally AWESOME Theories Of Evolution From Scifi

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If Ben Stein really wants to convince us all that evolution is a crock, he doesn't need to make a documentary and play semantic games with Richard Dawkins. He just has to sit us down and make us watch this episode of Star Trek: Voyager, where traveling at super-warp speed causes Janeway and Paris to super-evolve into… » 4/30/08 5:02pm 4/30/08 5:02pm