My favorite thing about this short film: the cicadas in the background. Thanks Curio!
Tag Archives: scifi
Here are my two favorite robots showing off the custom rob-doodle I won from ‘Robot of the Day‘. This blog is one of my favorites that brings a simple smile to my face every day. In addition to the robo-doodle I received two nice pins, and an adorable thank you note all wrapped in an envelope with an extra doodle on it. Special thanks to Arcee and the QiaCube for helping me display my prize 🙂
I’m looking forward to more happy and creative robots on my blog roll tomorrow!
Getting ready for Halloween? Here’s a great sea-monster background for you! I cannot locate the original author, but this image is all over the wallpaper sites. More monsters coming soon!
I saw an awesome picture of a flying ship the other day and tracked it down to its source: Artist Ben Wooten
This guy does a lot of great stuff, as one would expect from a former artist for Weta.
He does fantastic fantasy and some sci-fi, all very professional and clean. Check out his gallery on Deviantart
This is a great update from Wired Science about our favorite space probe Voyager 1 (V’Ger) and how it is baffling scientists. Even though I’ve written science fiction based on solar winds and ion flows I didn’t know they were real till I read this report. It seems that there are predicted regions between and around solar systems where different energies flow and interact. Interestingly, the data coming back from V’Ger is not at all what scientists predicted.
Intergalactic researchers had a map of what they thought the boundaries between our solar wind and the galactic cosmic rays would look like, but they are wrong. Our protective solar wind died of much more quickly than anticipated and, even more unexpected, the galactic cosmic rays are not coming from random sides, but seem to come mainly from one direction…
This fuels the scifi part of my brain. What else could they be wrong about? What else will they find when V’Ger makes its way further outside our solar system. Could interstellar travel be closer than we think?
(OK, OK so V’Ger was actually Voyager 6. Give me a break, I’m a nerd not a Trekkie.)