This picture has everything you could ever want, including dolphins

I think artist Steve Crisp tore this picture right out of my 11-year-old heart. It has literally everything a fantasy geek could want: shiny dolphins, a castle hewn from magical rock, and a bikini-clad, sword-wielding lady on top of a pegasus. I challenge you to find anything more awesome. » 11/04/13 5:00pm 11/04/13 5:00pm

Mythological beasts, drawn in the style of old biology textbooks

Biology textbooks from the 1800s could be rather outlandish and gruesome, even when describing harmless animals. But artist/biology PhD student Simone Des Roches has taken things one step further and created a naturalist's profile for mythological critters like dragons and unicorns, complete with requisite zoological… » 8/08/12 8:50am 8/08/12 8:50am

What Caused This Galaxy's Power Surge?

The galaxy 3C 454.3 is located 7.2 billion light years away, but it's suddenly become the brightest source of gamma rays in the sky. Its particle jet has increased 10 times since the summer — and it's aimed at us. » 12/15/09 12:40pm 12/15/09 12:40pm

Everything You Need To Know About The Flashback Episodes


Battlestar Galactica's
two-hour telepic Razor will hit the airwaves on November 24th. Have you been doing your homework? Here's a handy Razor guide so you can feel fully briefed and prepared as it unspools on your viewing device of choice. » 11/19/07 10:00am 11/19/07 10:00am

Everything You Need To Know About Razor

Battlestar Galactica's » 11/16/07 11:52am 11/16/07 11:52am upcoming TV movie assumes that you already know a lot of the backstory from previous seasons of the show. If you haven't been keeping up with regularly, then you'll need to know a few important things going into before it airs on November 24th. Here's a shorthand version to keep you on…