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Science Fiction Studies

Pedro Castera celebrated the new popularity of Comptian positivism in “Un viaje celeste” [A Celestial Trip ... studies about Cordwainer Smith, Philip K. Dick, J.G. Ballard, and J.R.R. Tolkien, among ... read more

Tripping the light fantastic

In the past few months the Sun has come roaring back to life, blasting out flares and fierce waves of subatomic particles. These space storms are caused by the magnetic field of the Sun, which stores ... read more

The rise of the cyborg snail: How scientists implanted a battery that allows the creatures to spy for the army

Though the thought of so-called cyborg snails seems like the plot of a science fiction novel, it may be more realistic than supposed. The team received funding from the Department of Defence, who, Mr ... read more

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TV listings: Here are the feature and TV films airing the week of July 14 - 20, 2019

7:15 p.m. The Grapes of Wrath (1940) TCM Wed. 5 p.m. Kramer vs. Kramer (1979) Showtime Wed. 7 a.m. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939) TCM Fri. 5 p.m. The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) Disney XD ... read more

Science Fiction Faces Facts

But beneath Von Braun's famously exacting manner lurked a dreamer who throughout the conflict obtained a treasured subscription to Astounding Science Fiction by using a false name and a neutral mail ... read more

Denver councilman: Rein in medical marijuana

Citing a “regulatory vacuum,” that allows a freewheeling culture among some Denver medical-marijuana dispensaries, Councilman Charlie Brown wants to establish a broad raft of regulations on the ... read more

Noon update: Flurries, Doomsday, Big Story, Super Bowl ads

Here's the afternoon forecast from the National Weather Service. We could see some scattered flurries before 4 p.m. Otherwise look for mostly cloudy skies with a high near 30 degrees and west winds ... read more

Organic Food Causes Autism and Diabetes

Want to be able to tell the difference between a natural fish and a genetically engineered frankensalmon in the dystopian food future? Collide-a-Scape is an archived Discover blog. Keep up with ... read more

Theatre to See in L.A. This Week, Including Broadway's Scottsboro Boys at the Ahmanson

The forward- looking young Maire (Sammi Smith) welcomes the move as a way of connecting their ... Saltzman hangs the narrative on Fletcher (Tyler Milliron), a Pennsylvania Dutch farm boy who longs to ... read more

The rich will become 'God-like cyborgs' within 200 years

The rich are set to become God-like cyborgs in what could be the 'biggest evolution in ... Up until now, he says society has been held together by inventing 'fictions', such as religion, money and the ... read more

10 Things You Have to Do This Weekend

Although it has done a fair amount of globetrotting in the past, don’t assume this year’s 36th annual CineFestival will include films from Latin or South America. It’s a conscious decision curator Jim ... read more

Heavy: An American Memoir

The winners of the Andrew Carnegie medals have been announced. The prize recognizes the best fiction and nonfiction books for adult readers published in the U.S. in a calendar year. In this stylish ... read more

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