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
In Under Stranger Stars, the player captains a spaceship in a comedic sci-fi universe that features arcade combat, quests, and open-world exploration. The game has…View More Featured Project: Under Stranger Stars
Elon Musk and NASA are quarrelling about whether it is possible to terraform Mars. The debate is an old one. Terraforming (sometimes called ecopoiesis in…View More Terraforming: Stranger than Science Fiction
Popular culture is an important driver of public interest in space. Most people have watched Star Wars or Star Trek, and these artifacts inform…View More Independent Games Spur Interest in Space