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Tag: Isaac Asimov

Isaac Asimov Memorial Debate for 2020: where’s the Alien Life? (science video).

October 5, 2020 | By | Reply More
Isaac Asimov Memorial Debate for 2020: where’s the Alien Life? (science video).

In the exciting Isaac Asimov Memorial Debate for 2020, Neil deGrasse Tyson hosts and moderates a lively discussion about how life might have formed on Earth and explores what alien life might look like elsewhere in the universe. What criteria do we use to classify life as we know it? Should the criteria be revised […]

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Isaac Asimov: a life in science fiction (documentary: video).

February 24, 2020 | By | Reply More
Isaac Asimov: a life in science fiction (documentary: video).

Here’s an interesting 25 minute-long video documenting the life and times and works of one of the greatest names in science fiction … the writer that is Isaac Asimov! Do you like how I avoided doing the cheesy intro about how this would be a Foundation into the works of the writer? This is by […]

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Foundation TV series starts shooting for Apple Studios (TV news).

October 12, 2019 | By | Reply More
Foundation TV series starts shooting for Apple Studios (TV news).

Skydance’s science fiction TV series based on Isaac Asimov’s Foundation books, being made for Apple Studios as one of their headline pieces of content, will start shooting on November 11th 2019 with a wrap date of June 8th, 2020. https://hnentertainment.co/apple-tvs-ambitious-isaac-asimov-sci-fi-series-foundation-shoots-november-june/ The Offworld Report – the best content offworld the Nest.

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Astounding: John W. Campbell, Isaac Asimov, Robert A. Heinlein, L. Ron Hubbard And The Golden Age Of Science Fiction Kindle Edition by Alec Nevala-Lee (ebook review).

October 30, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
Astounding: John W. Campbell, Isaac Asimov, Robert A. Heinlein, L. Ron Hubbard And The Golden Age Of Science Fiction Kindle Edition by Alec Nevala-Lee (ebook review).

The difficulty with this sort of book for the fan/reviewer is how to describe it without summarising it. While reading I jotted down interesting facts and ended up with seventeen pages of notes which, if I put them down here, would spoil the book for you. The names in the title are familiar to any […]

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Asimov’s Foundation series built to last as a new Apple-backed TV series.

April 11, 2018 | By | Reply More
Asimov’s Foundation series built to last as a new Apple-backed TV series.

Classic science fiction author Isaac Asimov is to get TV life breathed into his Foundation series of books (aka Foundation, Foundation and Empire, and Second Foundation) by – not Netflix or Amazon – but Apple Computer! Apple have hired Skydance Studios to do the deed, with Josh Friedman of Avatar 2, the War of the […]

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