Want to Understand Arizona's Immigration Law? Read "The Cold Equations"

Despite being written in 1954, Tom Godwin's "The Cold Equations" is shockingly relevant to today's world. A space noir, it's a claustrophobic look at a spacecraft with some doomed extra (and very human) baggage. » 5/15/10 2:00pm 5/15/10 2:00pm

"Space Prison" Started the Whole Exiled-On-An-Alien-World Thing

What is with abandoning humans on alien planets lately? Marvel Comics started the meme last year with their Planet Hulk series, which saw the Jade Giant exiled to another planet in response to one real-estate-ruinin' rampage too many, and DC Comics have just hit back with their new Salvation Run series, in which lots » 11/26/07 6:50am 11/26/07 6:50am