Category : Video

06 Sep 2017

42nd Toronto International Film Festival

Starting out in 1976 as a collection of films from other festivals — a “festival of festivals” — the Toronto International Film Festival has become one of the most beloved cinematic events in the world, universally regarded as an ideal platform for filmmakers to launch their careers and to premiere their new work. The Festival has been described as “the most important film festival in the world — the largest, the most influential, the most inclusive.”

01 Aug 2017

Can You Command a Fleet of Starships?

Imagine a fleet of starships comprised of science fiction’s most famous vessels. The massive Galactica floating alongside the Millenium Falcon while Han bobs around a nearby Starfleet Medical Cruiser. This is the idea behind Dreadnought.  Each player’s Starship fills the archetypal role of a team member that would otherwise be a uniquely specialized character. If  you’ve ever dreamt of commanding a whole fleet of giant Starships ,  now’s  your chance. Six Foot, Yager and Grey Box have launched the PS4 open […]

01 Jul 2017

Why Do We Need Science Fiction?

We know that the diameter of the Earth is about 12500 km. But that doesn’t mean that you can contemplate such a big ball of rock with all its topology and life forms in one go. Humans have a hard time contemplating large numbers and objects. And when it comes to the really big things like the size of our Sun, our Galaxy and the Universe, we simply lose a sense of scale. Sure, we can put a number to […]

08 Jun 2017

Humanity’s Farthest Journey Was Voyager Worth It?

The Voyager 1 spacecraft – humanity’s farthest journey – was launched in September 1977 and flew by Jupiter and Saturn before continuing on toward interstellar space, where it now continues it’s relentless journey out into the cosmos. After nearly 4o years, amazing scientific data, and nearly 21 billion kilometers, was Voyager worth it? What Do You Think?      

24 May 2017

Comicon 2017

Comic-Con International: San Diego, the complete comic convention experience,  returns to the San Diego Convention Center in 2017, beginning with Preview Night on Wednesday, July 19, and running Thursday, July 20 through Sunday, July 23. 2017 marks the 48th year for the show, making it the country’s longest continuously-run comics and popular arts convention.

04 May 2017

Are invisibility cloaks possible?

Have you ever wished you could hide under an invisibility cloak like Harry Potter or conceal your car with a Klingon cloaking device like in “Star Trek”? This video explores the science behind light, sight and invisibility. Though we can’t make ourselves invisible yet, some promising research may light the way or, rather, bend the light away. Provided by the American Chemical Society Runtime: 4:00 DISCLAIMER Any opinions, findings, conclusions or recommendations presented in this material are strictly those of […]