| Mar 24, 2013
| 4:04 PM
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...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 7:57 PM
The Edgewood Rams boys soccer team earned an UCBAC Susquehanna Division victory Wednesday afternoon, beating visiting Joppatowne 4-1.
Edgewood goals were tallied by Tyler Rizzola, Robert Heinlein, Nate Duncan and Xavier Dado. Assisting on the scores were...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 2:51 PM
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...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 9:34 AM
Los 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......
| Sep 28, 2012
| 2:46 PM
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 “...
| Aug 17, 2012
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...
| Dec 10, 2010
| 2:30 PM
"I am submitting the enclosed short story 'LIFE-LINE' for either 'Astounding' or 'Unknown,'" Robert A. Heinlein wrote to editor John Campbell in 1939, "because I am not sure which policy it fits the better."
The former magazine published science fiction,...
| Apr 25, 2011
| 4:35 PM
The 2011 Hugo Award nominees have been announced....
| Feb 23, 2012
| 9:33 PM
"John Carter" fans created their own unauthorized version of the new film trailer for Walt Disney Studios' upcoming space adventure movie....
| Jun 6, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Ray 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......
| Jun 6, 2012
| 6:29 PM
LOS 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...
| May 22, 2011
Act of Passion
New York Review Books: $14.95 paper
Though successful at his work and family life, a doctor grows dissatisfied and restless and thinks a casual affair is the perfect answer—until the consequences are far...