Astronomers discover a brand-new class of exoplanet — the boiling…

NASA's Kepler mission has been spoiling us with planetary discoveries left and right as of late. Now, researchers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have discovered an entirely new class of planet — they call it a "waterworld," and it might be covered in broiling-hot ice. » 2/21/12 11:21am 2/21/12 11:21am

Great Trainwrecks of Science Fiction: Movies Where the Director Was…

Everybody knows that the movies can be a messy business — oftentimes, what reaches the big screen is the result of a process akin to sticking your fingers in a Cuisinart. And sometimes the original director of a project gets dropped just before filming starts — as happened with The Wolfman. Or sometimes the director… » 12/16/11 3:40pm 12/16/11 3:40pm

What's The Greatest Post-Apocalyptic Movie For Kids?

Will City Of Ember be the first post-apocalyptic movie aimed at kids? Based on Jeanne DuPrau's young adult novel, Ember features two kids discovering there's a world outside the dying underground city that they've lived in for the past 250 years. And director Gil Kenan (Monster House) sees it as a visual, epic teen… » 5/14/08 1:02pm 5/14/08 1:02pm