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The course is Human Space Flight. The subject for today: analogues — the scenarios found in the world or contrived in the laboratory that NASA uses to simulate work and life aboard a space ship. Naval Academy professor Ken Reightler leads the...
In Robert Heinlein's classic novella, "The Man Who Sold the Moon," an entrepreneur raises money for a lunar expedition by warning a soft-drink company that, without its support, he might have to turn to a competitor that will pay him to display its logo...
The world has hardly run out of deep, dark secrets; good luck finding out the real truth about the wars we fight, the prescription drugs we take, the food we eat. But as we learn in “The House of Rumour,” British novelist Jake Arnott's...
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L.A. NOWLos Angeles City Council members are scheduled Thursday to dedicate a square outside the Central Library to Ray Bradbury, the late science fiction writer who spent much of his life in Southern California. Ray Bradbury Square is scheduled to be......
Air Force Capt. Harry "Skip" Brittenham was stranded in officers' quarters in Washington, D.C., during a snowstorm in 1964 when he found a copy of "The Fellowship of the Ring," the first installment of J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Lord of the Rings." He...
Bruce Willis must really like projects that muck with time or at least involve confrontations between past and present: from his first major feature, “Sunset” (old guy vs. young guy, real West vs. more modern myths of the West) through “...
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Leonard PittsCan we finally say the thing we have not said so far? Last week, a white supremacist shot up a Sikh temple near Milwaukee, killing six people and wounding three. It is considered likely that the shooter mistook the Sikhs, whose men wear beards and...
Tags: Authors, Milton Friedman, Patricia Neal, Paul Ryan, FBI
Harry Harrison Science fiction author's work inspired 'Soylent Green' Harry Harrison, 87, an author whose space-age spoofs delighted generations of science fiction fans, died Wednesday in southern England, according to his friend and fellow sci-fi...
KTLA NewsLOS ANGELES (KTLA) - Ray Bradbury, a science fiction visionary whose singular imagination regarding space travel and worlds of the future set the standard for writers and dreamers worldwide, has died at age 91. Bradbury's agent Michael Congdon...
L.A. NOWRay Bradbury was being remembered Wednesday at his alma mater, Los Angeles High School. Bradbury graduated from Los Angeles High more than 70 years ago, but a plaque honoring him still hangs at the entrance to the school library, which......
Company Town"John Carter" fans created their own unauthorized version of the new film trailer for Walt Disney Studios' upcoming space adventure movie....
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