The best science fiction movies from every decade.
Temporal Reverse Engineering
Introduction This title is taken from a phrase in the final book of Douglas Adams' five-volume trilogy "The Hitch Hiker's Guide To The Galaxy" ("Mostly Harmless") and that got me thinking.
Devil Girl from Mars
Devil Girl from Mars is a 1954 British film about a flying saucer landing on the Scottish moors near a country inn. The residents are a professor, his assistant, an old couple that runs the place, another woman, some society dame, a young boy, a waitress, her escaped convict husband, and whew! I get tired just giving out that roster. Was there anyone I missed?
NASA, Japan launching the world’s first wooden satellite in 2024
NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) are embarking on a groundbreaking collaboration, signaling a new era in space exploration with the launch of LignoSat, the world's inaugural wooden satellite. This venture serves as a pivotal initiative in the quest for sustainable spaceflight.
Science in Film: "The Martian"
Science fiction has always enthralled readers with its creative exploration of the uncharted. "The Martian," a cinematic adventure that blends exciting storytelling with a dedication to scientific accuracy, is one movie in this genre that stands out. We will examine how "The Martian" masterfully negotiates the difficult field of fusing science and film in this article.
‘Her’: An Essential Revisit
When ‘Her’ initially released in 2013, its predictions about the future ahead may have seemed nebulous. In the year 2023, though, it’s a difficult film to watch without an unnerving awareness of the reality we’re marching into.
The Believable Dystopia of Black Mirror Season 5
So what if I'm doing a review for the fifth season of Black Mirror a few years late… and? Maybe I wanted to put off my fears for the future for as long as I could. Maybe I wasn't particularly excited to watch the singer of "Party in the USA" starring in a Black Mirror episode. But now that season 6 is upon us, I guess I can wait no longer.
A new kind of 3D-printed carrot, in the words of its Qatar-based inventors
Qatari students aim to make ‘food accessible to people all over the world’ with their newly invented 3D printer. Innovation in the heart of Qatar has birthed a groundbreaking solution to the widespread issue of food insecurity. Two visionary students, Mohammad Annan, aged 20, and Lujain Al Mansoori, aged 21, both pursuing information systems at Doha's Carnegie Mellon University, have achieved an extraordinary feat - the creation of a 3D printer capable of mass-producing vegetables, offering a potential remedy to the global food crisis.
Alien Language: If we met extraterrestrials, could we talk to them?
The notion of encountering life from beyond our planet has captivated human imagination for ages. But in the event we come face to face with aliens, the question arises: could we engage in meaningful communication with beings from a world completely foreign to our own? This article embarks on an exploration of the intricacies, hurdles, and possibilities associated with conversing with extraterrestrial civilizations, infused with a distinctly human touch.
The Evolution of Special Effects in Film: From Practical to Digital Magic
The movie and film industry has always been something where directors and creators can show us a new world. One of the big things that helps make this happen is special effects. Special effects have been adapting and growing throughout the years and are now so advanced everything looks natural. This blog by Anthony J Mazza will go through the evolution of special effects in movies, from just minor practical effects to significant impacts of digital and visual magic.
The Technological Renaissance of the 21st Century
1. Artificial Intelligence (AI): The realm of AI is no longer confined to the realm of science fiction, as it is gradually becoming an integral component of our everyday lives. Industries ranging from healthcare to finance are being transformed by machine learning, deep learning, and neural networks. Personal assistants like Siri and Alexa operate on AI algorithms, enhancing convenience, while autonomous vehicles offer the promise of safer and more efficient transportation. The potential applications of AI are limitless, and it is expected to play a significant role in shaping the future.
Invasion: Echoes of the Unknown
In the vast expanse of the cosmos, aboard the spaceship Pioneer, a team of astronauts embarked on a mission of unprecedented importance. Earth's last hope rested on their shoulders as they ventured into uncharted territories, exploring a distant galaxy known as Galaxia Ultima. Little did they know that their journey into the unknown would become a fight for survival against a hostile alien force.
Sony Xperia 5 versus Asus Zenfone 10: Pursuing the Best Decision for Your Conservative Cell Phone
Value, specs, and accessibility **Asus Zenfone 10:** Cost: Beginning at $700 Accessibility: Sent off in late August in the US, accessible in Europe since June