Galileo's Ship was one of the oldest relativity thought experiments

We think it's obvious that the Earth goes around the sun, today, but back before Copernicus, detractors had the most obvious argument possible against heliocentrism. To combat this, in his argument in favor of a sun-centered universe, Galileo came up with a thought experiment about relativity now known as Galileo's… » 5/03/13 4:30pm 5/03/13 4:30pm

What Do You Look For In Science Fiction?

Science fiction is really a jumble sale of about twenty different genres. We use the term "science fiction" to label a whole range of material, from space opera to near-future dystopias. But what really matters is what you get out of reading or watching it. What do you look for in your science fiction? Click through… » 2/29/08 12:00pm 2/29/08 12:00pm