20 Classic Sci-Fi Posters

Alien

Science fiction posters are wonderful to look at because most of them contain great color combinations and a lot of different creatures. Today, science fiction movies have great posters and maybe it’s every graphic designer’s dream to create a sci-fi poster for a movie even just once in his life. With emerging … Read more

The History of Star Wars

starwars

Introduction Star Wars is a series of science-fiction movies created and directed by the ingenious George Lucas. The series began in the mid-seventies with the release of the first movie in 1977, Star Wars, which was later titled Star Wars IV: A New Hope. Thus, began a series of extraordinary movies that … Read more

History of Science Fiction

History of science Fiction

Ancient precursors to science fiction (or proto-science fiction) Many historians believe that science fiction is as old as civilization itself. Believe it or not, even in the ancient times such work that resembles science fiction did exist. Few of the earliest surviving works of ancient “science fiction” literature included The Epic of Gilgamesh … Read more

Classic Sci-Fi Movies of the 1950s

classic sci fi movies of 1950s

The best 1950s science fiction movies The 1950s is considered the golden era of science fiction. This period was kicked off by author Ray Bradbury’s The Martian Chronicles and magazines such as Galaxy that featured the works of the “Big Three” in the science fiction world — Arthur C. Clarke, Isaac Asimov, … Read more

The Early History of Marvel Comics

The Early History of Marvel Comics

  Early establishment as Timely Comics Marvel Comics is a publisher of comic books in America and as well as other related media. Their published comic books feature some of the most popular characters such as Spider-Man, Thor, Black Panther, The Incredible Hulk, Captain America, and Iron Man. Most of the fictional … Read more

Introduction to Douglas Adams

Introduction to douglas adams

Douglas Adams was an English sci-fi novelist as well as a radio/TV writer, comic author, and dramatist. He is best known for his series, The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy novels, which sold over 15 million copies. The very gifted Adams wrote other publications such as Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency, The … Read more

Introduction to Isaac Asimov

Isaac Asimov

Early life: the young prodigy One of the greatest science fiction writers of all time, Isaac Asimov was born to Jewish parents to Petroivichi – a faraway village in Russia, in 1920. There’s no definitive record pertaining to his date of birth but his family gave him a range of dates between … Read more

How Science Fiction Changed Reality

How Science Fiction Changed Reality

Some ideas in science fiction becoming real Science fiction’s concepts and ideas seemed too implausible, fantastical and far-fetched to become real. However, some of these concepts and gadgets have come to exist, and we actually use many of them. For example, take cues from the sci-fi space series Star Trek. Star Trek … Read more

Who Is SpaceX?

Who is spacex?

SpaceX was founded in 2002, with the aim of colonizing Mars and cutting down on space transportation costs. Its founder, an entrepreneur and visionary, dreamt to make spaceflight cheaper and safer and to put humans on other planets. In just two and a half decades, the company has managed to secure 12 … Read more

History of the Periodic Chart

Periodic Table

Periodic charts are a must have in every chemistry classes. A periodic chart (or also called a periodic table) is a table of elements that are ranked according to their atomic numbers, atomic mass, chemical properties, etc. Periodic charts are also arranged by a color coding scheme to help us identify which … Read more

Amazing and Mesmerizing SciFi & Space Artwork

Tears of Steel

  Nicholas Kahn and Richard Selesnick (both born in 1964) have brought modern art, scifiart and space art together into an amazing creation. Their galleries – The Apollo Prophecy and The Hour Glass Seaare mesmerizing and simply amazing. They bring together elements of fantasy, reality, and artistic expression into truly wonderful works … Read more

NASA Unveils New Space Suit

NASA Univeils new space suit

You have probably seen pictures of astronauts taking a “space walk” in an EVA suit. Astronauts have worn similar suits during extra-vehicular activity since the 1960s and the suits have not been updated in nearly 20 years. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) recently unveiled a new spacesuit for the next … Read more

What is Ununpentium?

What is uninpentium?

As late as the early 21st century in chemistry, a new element was discovered – the ununpentium. Ununpentium is the temporary name of element 115; which is an extremely heavy synthetic element, categorized probably as a poor metal. In the periodic table, it has the still-working (as of yet) symbol Uup. Its … Read more

Introduction to J.R.R. Tolkien

jrr tolkien

In 1892, J. R. R. Tolkien was born Joseph Ronald Reuel Tolkien in what is today Free State Province in South Africa. During his early years, his father worked as a manager of a British bank’s South African office. His father died when he was three; Tolkien, his mother, and brother moved … Read more

The History of Star Trek

The History of Star Trek

Star Trek was an American science fiction television series that first aired in 1966. It depicted a time many years in the future, where mankind wasn’t restricted by many of the cultural issues that affected the lives of those watching the television show. The crew of the Enterprise spent their time traveling … Read more

Introduction to C.S. Lewis

introduction to cslewis

Clive Staples (C.S.) Lewis is one of the most successful and influential writers of the 20th century. He wrote the high fantasy series The Chronicles of Narnia between 1949 and 1954; its film adaptation would become a worldwide success. He also wrote science fiction (such as The Space Trilogy), essays, books on … Read more

Introduction to Ray Bradbury

introduction to ray bradbur screen

Bradbury was born in Waukegan, Illinois, on August 22,1920. He had a good childhood, supported and loved by his extended family. Waukegan would supply the inspiration for many of Bradbury’s writings, where it was fictionalized as “Green Town”. Beginnings Also at 14, Bradbury received his first pay as a writer when comedian, … Read more