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Sam Leith is using national quarantine to reactivate World of Warcraft (news).

March 23, 2020 | By | Reply More
Sam Leith is using national quarantine to reactivate World of Warcraft (news).

Sam Leith is using a nasty touch of national quarantine to reactivate his World of Warcraft account. Let no national disaster go to waste? Read the full story over at https://unherd.com/2020/03/why-im-reactivating-world-of-warcraft/ The Offworld Report – the best content offworld SFcrowsnest  

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Mars must fall to humanity: inside Elon Musk’s plan (science news).

March 14, 2020 | By | Reply More
Mars must fall to humanity: inside Elon Musk’s plan (science news).

Here’s an interesting article which goes behind Elon Musk’s not-so secret plans to build a starship a week in his rush to settle Mars. Read the full article over at: https://arstechnica.com/science/2020/03/inside-elon-musks-plan-to-build-one-starship-a-week-and-settle-mars/ The Offworld Report: the best news offworld SFcrowsnest

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Astronomers to sweep, while Pentagon leaks (UFO news).

February 15, 2020 | By | Reply More
Astronomers to sweep, while Pentagon leaks (UFO news).

Two interesting stories drop across the SFcrowsnest desk thanks to our national newspapers. In the first story, astronomers are now sweeping the entire sky for signs of extraterrestrial life as part of a collaboration between a privately-funded firm and the New Mexico Observatory. In the second story, the Pentagon’s classified UFO program run out of […]

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Loki TV series hires Owen Wilson for major role (news).

February 2, 2020 | By | Reply More
Loki TV series hires Owen Wilson for major role (news).

The Loki TV series has hired actor Owen Wilson to join the series coming out Spring 2021 – one of many Marvel-based TV series that Disney+ are developing to sweeten the pot for their subscription service. Owen is being lined up for a specific role – possibly Asgardian? – to play alongside Tom Hiddleston as […]

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Looking In All The Wrong Places: a speculative article on where to find dark matter and energy by: GF Willmetts.

February 2, 2020 | By | Reply More
Looking In All The Wrong Places: a speculative article on where to find dark matter and energy by: GF Willmetts.

Let’s be radical and explore something I’ve been speculating on this past month. You’ve all seen rainbows. If you look above and below it in ideal conditions with a dark cloud behind it, you will also see fainter versions there. We’re inclined to look at the brightest rainbow than those but it does demonstrate how […]

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Superman & Lois TV series coming (news).

January 21, 2020 | By | Reply More
Superman & Lois TV series coming (news).

There’s a new Superman & Lois TV coming down the pipes for a landing at the CW, according to the industry press. I liked the original show – haven’t watched too much of the DC stuff on CW, apart from the odd episode of Arrow, so not too sure what to make of this? Read […]

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Ever-expanding Trek: two new live-action Star Trek TV spin-offs to beam down (news).

January 14, 2020 | By | Reply More
Ever-expanding Trek: two new live-action Star Trek TV spin-offs to beam down (news).

Star Trek big cheese Alex Kurtzman is working on a five-year plan for Trek projects, and during the Star Trek: Picard press tour, he merrily informed fans about two new, as yet undetailed, Trek spin-offs that will be joining the ever-swelling universe of TV series. http://blog.trekcore.com/2020/01/kurtzman-says-two-more-star-trek-live-action-shows-in-works/ The Offworld Report – the best news offworld SFcrowsnest

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Fox is very open to a Firefly revival: do you want money with your money? (news).

January 9, 2020 | By | Reply More
Fox is very open to a Firefly revival: do you want money with your money? (news).

Firefly executive producer, Tim Minear, has hinted that it might be time for science fiction TV series Firefly to make a return to the small screen. Hmmm, a science fiction series with Western themes proving popular? I wonder what could have led them to that conclusion? This is the Way. More on this story over […]

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William Gibson, keeping his science fiction real (interview).

December 10, 2019 | By | Reply More
William Gibson, keeping his science fiction real (interview).

Well, apparently, midway through his career as a scifi author, the prophet of cyberspace – one William Gibson – turned his attention to a strange new world… the present? Read the full story over at: https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2019/12/16/how-william-gibson-keeps-his-science-fiction-real The Offworld Report – the best news offworld SFcrowsnest

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Death Stranding … based on The Postman? David Brin ponders (news).

December 8, 2019 | By | Reply More
Death Stranding … based on The Postman? David Brin ponders (news).

Author of The Postman post-apocalyptic science fiction book – later a film with Kevin Costner – ponders all the similarities between his work and the popular Death Stranding computer game … as well as the sad lack of royalties flowing his way from the latter. Read the full story at: https://medium.com/@david.brin/we-need-to-reconnect-the-world-b751066df3ff The Offworld Report – […]

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