Howard Phillips Lovecraft is well known for the “weird fiction” he wrote in the early 20thcentury. He combined elements of gothic writing and newly emergent…View More How does Lovecraft speak to our relationship to the cosmos?
We only recently determined that planets do in fact exist around other stars. The discovery of such “exoplanets” is of interest not just to science…View More How are exoplanets portrayed in science fiction?
Art is important for humanity’s engagement with space. Art is a pathway for piquing interest in the cosmos and for inspiring action. To learn more…View More Why do you make space-themed art?
One fascinating way to engage with space is through art. The work of artists spurs thinking about our place in the cosmos, which ultimately affects…View More Why do you make space-themed ceramic art?
Forward contamination, meaning infecting other parts of the Solar System with life from Earth – how big a deal is it? Science fiction has long…View More How big a deal is forward contamination of other planets?
Visual art inspires engagement with the cosmos. Science fiction writing is equally motivating. Graphic novels, a combination of both art forms, draw on the strengths…View More How do you create a graphic novel set in a dystopian future?
A sci-fi classic is Frank Herbert’s Dune. It is one of the best-selling sci-fi book series of all time. It has had numerous adaptations, appearing…View More How does Frank Herbert’s Dune address women’s agency?
Did you read space-themed books as a kid? Interests pique at young ages, and a book might be the thing that turns someone into a…View More Featured Project: Ion the Young Shuttle
Religion and science are typically thought of as being like oil and water: they don’t mix well. But some individuals consider the intersection of the…View More Religion and Space Colonization
How would you feel if a short story you wrote became an episode in a high-profile Netflix series? That’s what happened to Claudine Griggs…View More Helping Hand: From Short Story to Love, Death & Robots