A Hauntingly Sad Look At Brooklyn Under The Flood

Brooklyn is a trendy place to live right now — but what about after the ocean level rises and the ocean floods in? In the new story "King Tide" by Alison Wilgus over in Vice's science fiction magazine Terraform, we get a sad, contemplative look at a flooded New York. » 12/04/14 4:30pm 12/04/14 4:30pm

io9 Newsstand: Best Stories of the Week for November 17 - 22

This week Vice announced their new SFF magazine, Terraform. As mentioned previously in this column, new 'zines are always coming along and this is good news most of the time. However, Terraform's birth was not the occasion for celebration, but a throwdown. » 11/21/14 10:40am 11/21/14 10:40am

Vice Magazine Just Started Publishing Science Fiction Online

Another new science fiction magazine has just joined the internet. Vice Magazine, which was already writing about science fiction via its excellent Motherboard site, has launched a SF mag called Terraform, with stories by Cory Doctorow and Bruce Sterling. But the interesting part is, they want to see more fiction go… » 11/17/14 11:25am 11/17/14 11:25am

New Images Show a “Living” Mars

Over the years, scientists have found evidence revealing that an ocean may have covered parts of the Red Planet billions of years ago. Others suggest that a future terraformed Mars could be lush with oceans and vegetation. In either scenario, what would Mars look like as a planet alive with water and life? By… » 1/03/13 8:00am 1/03/13 8:00am

Could the terraforming of Mars look like this?

We're all revved up for the landing of the Curiosity rover on Mars today, but that doesn't stop us from dreaming about a more distant future, when Mars is terraformed and turns from a red planet into a blue one. This short film Terraform imagines hundreds of years of geohacking to make Mars habitable for plant and… » 8/05/12 1:00pm 8/05/12 1:00pm