Category Archives: Science Fiction

The literature of science and what-if, and often a harbinger of what’s to come.

Scientists Create Star Trek style ‘tractor beam’

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Practical scientific theories on real-life tractor beams have been developed since 1960, but it is thought this is the first time a beam has been used to draw microscopic objects towards the light source. Continue reading…

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Breaking: Science Fiction Legend Ray Bradbury Dead at 91

Ray Bradbury (1920-2012) Image: universetoday.com

One of the defining authors of twentieth century science fiction literature, Ray Bradbury, died at his Los Angeles home on Tuesday after a lengthy illness at the age of 91. In the wake of the venus transit yesterday, in retrospect it might have been more fitting had there been some kind of martian event. Continue reading…

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