Now that The Force Awakens has hit theaters, Lucasfilm has started slowly revealing a treasure trove of concept art for the film, giving us a look at how The Force Awakens evolved visually over the course of its production. Most of the beautiful work has been collected in The Art of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, but…
Not only did SpaceX land their Falcon 9 rocket, but they looked damn good while doing it. This is how to do a return-to-flight with style!
Yes, it finally happened, somehow: the next Star Wars movie has arrived. We’ve spent the whole week celebrating the new movie and the entire saga, but last night, the Force was with millions of people as they headed to the theaters to see the movie. Here’s some of the coolest cosplay and moments from across the world!
Every geologist needs a field hat to protect them from scorching sun and drenching rain, but a really lucky geologist will have a trusty dog. Meet the adventurous dogs who trekked across north Alaska, and the geologists who explored with them.
Did you hear? There’s a new Star Wars movie coming out. And one of the ways Lucasfilm and Disney are choosing to spread awareness (along with millions in TV commercials) is officially licensed art exhibits.
What goes into preparing a spacecraft for a cargo run to the space station? Take a peek behind the scenes with this gallery of photos from preparing the Cygnus spacecraft for its first cargo run since the last attempt ended in explosion last year.
Rarely does a day go by that you don’t see a new piece of Star Wars art, but rarely is that art official. That changed this weekend when Lucasfilm staged an official art show called Art Awakens at Gallery 1988 West in Los Angeles CA. It featured over 100 brand new pieces of Star Wars art, from original paintings and…
Tampa was briefly overrun by an invasion of daleks, weeping angels, and clockwork robots as cosplayers took over TimeLord Fest, the city’s largest Doctor Who convention. These are our favourite costumes from the one-day convention.
October 30, 1964: What’s the best way to practice lunar landings when you’ve never been to the moon? With the Lunar Landing Research Vehicle, of course! Although decidedly inelegant in appearance, astronauts relied on these engineering marvels for their practice.
Oh, wow. Aerodynamics research has never looked as pretty as it does with this new variation of an old technique for imaging supersonic shockwaves.
Many cosplay-loving parents find ways to dress up with their independently-mobile children, but it gets even more interesting when they find a way to incorporate an infant into their costume through baby-wearing.
Long Beach Comic Con and Space Expo invaded southern California for a weekend of costumes, spaceflight, and science. From superheroes with a twist to fuzzy stormtroopers in tutus to gorgeous original creations, this is some seriously impressive cosplay!
If you’re a fan of classic DC comics, then it’s probably the artwork of the ‘80s that is burned into your memory—more specifically it might be the art featured in the rare, never-released-for-sale 1982 style guide. While bits and pieces have made their way online in the past, we’ve never had a chance to see the…
ACGHK 2015 took place over the weekend, and the best and brightest of the Asian Toy scene were out in full force, showing off their coolest products and teasing some new ones. Here’s the very best of what’s was on the show floor in Hong Kong!
Scientists love their toys. Monster machines, delicate precision devices, even those finicky electronic brats that spend more time sulking in a heap of malfunction than collecting data: we love the equipment that allows us to explore the world around us.
As spring approaches, even the northern reaches of Canada are melting up. Extensive rafts of sea and lake ice are shattering during the spring thaw, creating beautiful landscapes of broken glass glittering in the sun.
Forget physics: love makes the world go 'round. This is a gallery of our favourite images of love from the natural world, from rocks to landscapes to the far reaches of space.
Space is the greatest mystery, and our ultimate challenge as a species. Cats, meanwhile, are our close allies and companions, who nevertheless remain a great cosmic mystery. Mash the two up, and you have endless fascination. Here's our favorite artwork showing cats... in space!
This December, Orion left for a 60,000 mile journey through space, to land at sea to be carried 600 miles back to shore, and finally went on a 2,500-mile road trip home. Here's the whole journey from construction through the flight and back home, in pictures.