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Decoding THE IMITATION GAME: Fact and Fiction in the Film and Alan Turing’s Place in the SF Genre

Decoding THE IMITATION GAME: Fact and Fiction in the Film and Alan Turing’s Place in the SF Genre  by  Timothy S. Johnston   — “Sometimes it is the people no one imagines anything of who do the things that no one can imagine.”   The above phrase is spoken no less than three times in […]

Why would aliens menace Earth?

To serve man. Resistance is futile. Mars needs women. If habitable planets and resources are abundant in the Milky Way, then why would aliens attack us? Last month, NBC News Science Editor Alan Boyle wrote this article featuring SETI Institute senior astronomer Seth Shostak, who points out that any aliens who could make it to Earth […]

Do You Dream in Color?

The other day a really cool bit of sci-fi news caught my eye (yes, I like to read weird stuff, don’t you?) and made me think of the old question – Do you dream in color? This was a topic of discussion in psych class years ago – they claimed that most people dream in black & white, […]