The Russell T. Davies era of Doctor Who just ended, but his influence on the show will remain forever. And judging from "The End Of Time Part 2," that's not a bad thing at all. Allons-y for spoilers!
Science news is always enthralling, but sometimes a story is so mind-blowing that it causes your neurons to grow in new directions. Here are the 10 science stories on io9 that grabbed your attention the most last year.
As if it needed to do more to win our love, Better Off Ted revealed the graveyard of failed Veridian Dynamics robots last night... Including a very familiar killer in the back left. Who knew Davros worked in corporate America?
When describing Thomas Pynchon, words that usually come to mind are 'difficult', 'long', and probably 'difficult' again. And that's a shame, because he's a phenomenal writer, one with a surprisingly savvy take on the world and how it's run.
Well, someone had to do it: Available on eBay right now (and for another 4 days), 3 grams of Unobtainium, the ridiculously-named fictional McGuffin from Avatar. It even levitates, as an accompanying video "proves." Click through to see for yourself!
What lies ahead in the next decade? According to one British newspaper, our next ten years will be filled with medical advances, the collapse of culture and post-internet politics. We're not even sure what that last one means...
The final pieces of Marvel's Spider-Man 2010 jigsaw puzzle have been revealed, and it looks like the publisher is looking to upset fanboys one more time by bringing back the question of whether Spidey ever actually got married or not.
The votes are in, and your New Media Master for 2010 is... Well, that would be telling. But a couple of write-in candidates made a strong showing, and the voting for everyone else was surprisingly close. Apart from one choice.
Spoilers, potentially - especially if you can recognize some of the returning faces (well, almost faces) that quickly appear - but the first trailer for Matt Smith's Doctor Who has leaked onto the internet. Geronimo indeed. Click through for excitement.
The BBC's three-hour remake of Day Of The Triffids ended the other day, and we're still stuck with mixed feelings. The Triffids themselves are great, but a lot of the other stuff could have been mulched.
It all started with that damn Oceanic Airlines billboard. Within the first six minutes of FlashForward's premiere episode, the similarities and connections to that other ABC time travel show became hard to ignore. Consider the evidence for a FlashForward/Lost conspiracy.
Thirty-two years into its mission and 8.4 million miles from Earth, Voyager 2 will soon enter the Local Fluff, an interstellar cloud of hydrogen and helium measuring thirty lightyears across. And, according to Voyager's measurements, the fluff is surprisingly magnetic.
When District 9 director Neill Blomkamp makes his next film, he won't have a $100 million budget. Instead, he'll keep making films on the (relative) cheap, because it's the only way to make science fiction movies with creative freedom.
Surprising no-one, Marvel shareholders approved the sale of the company to Disney on Wednesday. Welcome to the official beginning of the Disney/Marvel era.
The worlds of the fantastical are full of recurring themes and strange ideas, and we love to find patterns in the chaos. Here are our 10 greatest lists from 2009.
After the success of Paranormal Activity, Paramount Studios plans to launch a division specifically for $100,000-or-less movie projects. Unfortunately, rather than getting innovative horror films to theaters, the movie house will use the department as an expensive focus group.