Happy Star Wars Day!

Star Wars Day is today so "May the 4 be with you!" Yes, this is a special day set aside for fans of the franchise to celebrate all things geeky and good about the original trilogy and complain about the new films - if so inclined.

The asteroids of Eon

One of the things I like about a really good science fiction novel is that it never seems to go out of style and doesn't feel outdated, even if times have obviously changed since the story was first written. 

The green lights of Star Wars

A lament you constantly hear in Hollywood is today’s lack of risk-taking, and how so many great movies from the 70’s wouldn’t get made today.

Samsung cites science fiction movies in Apple patent case

Stanley Kubrick invented the iPad, Samsung says, after trawling through science fiction movies to try and defend itself from Apple's copyright lawsuit.

Does modern television sci-fi need so many mysteries?

It has become a strong trend over the last few years for American science-fiction television to feature very strong hidden elements.

NASA lists most ludicrous sci-fi movies

2012 was the worst science fiction movie ever, say NASA scientists fed up with having to explain that, no, the world isn't really going to end next year.