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NASA confirms water vapour from Europa (science news).

November 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
NASA confirms water vapour from Europa (science news).

Forty years ago, a Voyager spacecraft snapped the first closeup images of Europa, one of Jupiter’s 79 moons. These revealed brownish cracks slicing the moon’s icy surface, which give Europa the look of a veiny eyeball. Missions to the outer solar system in the decades since have amassed enough additional information about Europa to make […]

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Is Earth’s Van Allen belt an alien force shield?

November 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
Is Earth’s Van Allen belt an alien force shield?

Apparently, some theorists posit that Earth’s Van Allen radiation belt might be an advanced extraterrestrial technology designed to protect us from hostile alien weapons as well as all that harsh ‘space weather’. Well, that doesn’t seem very likely now, does it? One from the 10th series of the History Channel’s Ancient Alien series.

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Cats (2nd film trailer: still scaring children to sleep).

November 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
Cats (2nd film trailer: still scaring children to sleep).

Here’s the second trailer for the Cats musical film – and yes, the movie is still scaring people into receiving medical help around the country. Probably more than one country, at that!

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V Wars (Netflix vampire TV series).

November 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
V Wars (Netflix vampire TV series).

In this new horror series from Netflix, V Wars, a medical researcher is pitted against his best chum after an ancient disease begins to convert people into evil human-feeding vampires (is there any other kind?). This one is based on the comics by Jonathan Maberry and Alan Robinson. It will be arriving on December 5th […]

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Alien Vault by Ian Nathan (book review).

November 19, 2019 | By | Reply More
Alien Vault by Ian Nathan (book review).

If anything, I’m surprised that there hasn’t been an ‘Alien Vault’ before now until I discovered that it was originally printed in 2011 by Voyageur Press. Whether there is any difference between the two editions is hard to say but if you missed it then, now is the opportunity to get a copy. Ian Nathan’s […]

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Season 4 of The Expanse (trailer: scifi TV series).

November 18, 2019 | By | Reply More
Season 4 of The Expanse (trailer: scifi TV series).

Here’s another trailer for Season 4 of The Expanse. The crew of the Rocinante are on a mission from the U.N. to explore new worlds beyond the Ring Gate. Humanity has been given access to thousands of Earth-like planets which has created a land rush and furthered tensions between the opposing nations of Earth, Mars […]

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Your alien is an A.I.? True! (science documentary).

November 18, 2019 | By | Reply More
Your alien is an A.I.? True! (science documentary).

We often consider interacting with aliens and robots in the future, but what about alien droids? This short science documentary asks what artificial intelligence created by aliens might look like and what sort of circumstances we’d encounter them, and if they may be the only aliens we ever encounter? 

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War Of The Worlds: an appraisal of the first episode of BBC1’s new 2019 series (TV review).

November 17, 2019 | By | Reply More
War Of The Worlds: an appraisal of the first episode of BBC1’s new 2019 series (TV review).

You might have thought it strange that after all these years with the BBC doing historical dramas, that it took until now for them to tackle HG Wells’ 1897 book ‘War Of The Worlds’ as it was originally set, in Victorian (well, Edwardian – close enough) times, as a 3 episode series. Oddly, unlike other […]

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Yearbook Of Astronomy: 2020 edited by Brian Jones (book review)

November 17, 2019 | By | Reply More
Yearbook Of Astronomy: 2020 edited by Brian Jones  (book review)

As a little background information, ‘Yearbook Of Astronomy’ was edited by Patrick Moore for 52 consecutive years, until he died in 2012 in fact, by which time he was Sir Patrick and, for a while, it was called ‘Patrick Moore’s Yearbook Of Astronomy’. It was then edited by Dr. John Mason. As far as I […]

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Once top-secret nuclear bunker for sale (weird news).

November 17, 2019 | By | Reply More
Once top-secret nuclear bunker for sale (weird news).

There’s a once top secret nuclear bunker for sale, so if you’ve got $400,000 large ones to buy the ultimate prepper hideaway, then this decommissioned underground Titan II missile complex might be just the lair for you. It’s a little run down, but after some high-end refurbishment, you may well be able to survive plagues, […]

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