On its 40th anniversary, Max Shepherd celebrates the seminal science-fiction classic.
Last year, science and science-fiction fans from across the internet simultaneously experienced a sensation of grand elation when it was announced that scientists were seriously considering the possibility that they had discovered what could be a Dyson Sphere encircling a star. The star in question, KIC 8462852, had been experiencing a period of unusual dimming […]
W hat makes a good horror ﬁlm? For decades now, the general public has viewed and loved horror, searching for an adrenaline rush akin to that of going on a rollercoaster. A range of subgenres like slasher ﬁlms, psychological, action horror, comedy horror and splatter horror have formed since the ﬁrst horror ﬁlm (rumored to […]