Maybe the trailer Bethesda released yesterday for Fallout 4 teased more than people realize—or at least, this is what some hardcore fans are speculating right now.
This week on Meanwhile in the Future, we ask what would happen if Earth had a second moon. How exactly that happens I won’t reveal — you’ll have to listen! But once it does, there are some really interesting things that we might notice on Earth, from tides and the night sky, to the potential destruction of Earth.
Star Wars Celebration has revealed the names of two of the major factions in The Force Awakens: the Resistance, who seem to represent the next generation of the Rebel Alliance from the original trilogy, and the First Order, who appear to be the (non-Timothy Zahn) heir to the Empire. But are these the only political…
NASA's Dawn spacecraft is edging closer and closer to the dwarf planet Ceres, producing the best ever photograph ever taken every time it sends data home. But the more we see, the more the mystery deepens. Just what are those freaking white spots?!
This manatee lives in a hollowed-out asteroid in space. Did you really expect that humans would be the only animals from Earth who would colonize the solar system? It's all part of a research project about how different space colonization might look than what you expect.
Lego have released an online catalogue detailing upcoming sets in 2015 - including a first look at images of the new tie-in sets for Avengers: Age of Ultron. What can we learn about the movie among all the brick-based Lego goodness?
Prepare your Wallets, Lego fans: there's been a flurry of rumours over the weekend that Lego might be planning on bringing SHIELD's floating HQ to their range of Marvel toys next year - and not just as a normal set, but a humongous (and pricey) display model.
There's been a lot of wild speculation about Star Wars this week - Rumours for Episode VII have been flying around like Mynocks in a Giant Space Worm and got everyone talking (or in our case, Photoshopping!). But the weirdest Star Wars tidbit floating around this week has nothing to do with Episode VII at all...
When Coulson and his team return in a few weeks for the première of Season 2, they'll be alongside a familiar, yet unexpected face. Find out who after the cut, and what it could mean for Agents of SHIELD.
Telltale Games has teased its upcoming Game of Thrones video game with a quote from A Dance With Dragons and a hashtag. But what does it actually tell us about the game's setting in Westeros? (Warning: This post contains Spoilers for A Dance With Dragons.)
When we've "cured" sleep with new medications, it's possible that slumber will become distasteful to many — and even illegal. What happens in a future where people are vaccinated against sleep, and it's impossible to cope with daily life if you still require eight hours of unconsciousness?
While science fiction writers aren't necessarily out to predict the future, every now and then, author Charles Stross sits down and speculates on what the near or far future might hold. This week, Stross has peered into the middle distance, imagining what Earth might look like in 500. He sees a world very different…
Scientists make a lot of noise about how math and science are the true universal languages, and how, if we ever make contact with aliens we'll have to speak to them through that first. But have they thought about what that would mean? For example, will it mean that we will have to demote all Earth scientists to…
Due to their position in the Gliese system, hypothetical creatures on planet Zarmina might not be alone in their own solar system, the way humans seem to be. And those neighbors could reach Zarmina pretty quickly.
Yeah, according to leading Oscar soothsayers and prognosticators, James Cameron's Avatar has slid into the pole position. Is it worthy? Worthier than these three other genre flicks that should get the nod instead?
Here's the naughtiest view I've ever seen of the spot between two cylinder blocks in a 1940s airplane engine. Specifically, it's a shot Elsie took of the Daimler Benz engine, which helped power the Messerschmitt 110 that Rudolf Hess flew to the U.K. in 1941. This precisely the kind of mechanical engineering porn…
Following on the tail of the hit book The World Without Us by Alan Weisman, and the documentary Life After People, Hollywood seems determined to make scifi movies that explore the same theme. Certainly we've had "Earth without most of us" flicks like I Am Legend, but two movies that were on proud display at WonderCon,
Massive futuristic cubes are surrounded by waiting spaceships and transports in this concept set on a moon orbiting a ringed planet. Artist Steve Burg says he intended it to look inter-dimensional.As lonely as we may find it to be, it certainly looks more inviting than LAX on a holiday weekend.