Monthly Archives: September 2021

The demons of science fiction

Science fiction is a wonderful genre. I am a huge fan of books describing possible futures for humanity. The best science fiction, like the works of Ursula Le Guin and Kim Stanley Robinson, approach the future as developing from combinations of human decisions on the one hand and the scarcity …

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Venom: Let There Be Carnage Review – Mediocre Monster Porridge | Science fiction and fantasy films

TThe oversized world of superheroes on the big screen recently expanded even further than previously thought with a desperate lurch into the multiverse realm, allowing the rules to be rewritten, characters resurrected, and pulling back. public pockets. It was introduced in 2018’s Unusually Clever Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse before being …

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Science-Fiction – Daily Times

Frank Herbert was a prolific science fiction writer who wrote “Dune” in 1965, a genre classic that sold a record number of copies. Science fiction is an American strong point. Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon in 1964 and said it was “One small step for man, one giant …

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The bionic man was science fiction; the bionic hand is not

Many people associate bionics with a 1970s sci-fi television series The Six Million Dollar Man. serves as an intelligence agent ”). This is no longer science fiction: According to the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Chicago, about 100,000 Americans – and 10 million people worldwide …

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China Science Fiction Convention 2021 opens in Beijing

The 2021 China Science Fiction Convention (CSFC) opens at Shougang Industrial Park in Shijingshan District, Beijing, China on September 28, 2021. / CFP The 2021 China Science Fiction Convention (CSFC) opens at Shougang Industrial Park in Shijingshan District, Beijing, China on September 28, 2021. / CFP The Chinese Science Fiction …

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George Mason University: Mason and FARO announce partnership to advance forensic science research

September 24, 2021 The George Mason University Forensic Science Program has established itself as one of the country’s leading programs in its field through a partnership with FARO Technologies, Inc. that will result in the first forensic science lab FARO certified worldwide. An industry leader in the kind of high-tech …

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How the West helped science fiction flourish – Cinelinx

Two of the biggest science fiction franchises on the planet (Star Wars, Star Trek) have both been heavily influenced by the western. But the links between these two genres run much deeper. The western genre in cinema is defined by a setting in a desolate environment, stand-alone protagonist or anti-hero …

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Let science fiction be weird again

Science fiction art. Illustrated | iStock When politics or the economy don’t give much cause for celebration, Americans turn to the screen. The 1930s demanded effervescent shows that made us laugh during the Depression. The 1970s gave rise to a new genre of thriller that reflected the paranoia of the …

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‘Dune’ and ‘The Matrix’ show how sci-fi got lost

September 16, 2021 September 16, 2021 When politics or economics don’t give much cause for celebration, Americans turn to the screen. The 1930s demanded effervescent shows that made us laugh during the Depression. The 1970s spawned a new genre of thriller that reflected the paranoia of the post-Vietnam era. The …

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The 14 Greatest Sci-Fi Movies of the 21st Century

“Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind” is one of the greatest romantic movies of all time. Is it worth losing the memory of a loved one, even if the relationship ended in heartbreak? Charlie Kaufman’s Oscar-winning screenplay delicately explores this question, as well as the larger philosophical and moral issues …

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Central North Carolina University lands $3.3 million for advanced materials science research

DURHAM- Central North Carolina University will receive $3.3 million from the National Science Foundation to support research in cutting-edge materials science through a program known as Research Partnerships and Education in Materials, or PREM. As part of the program, students and faculty from Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) will be …

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Central University of North Carolina Raises $ 3.3 Million for Advanced Materials Science Research

DURHAM – Central University of North Carolina will receive $ 3.3 million from the National Science Foundation to support research in advanced materials science through a program known as Research Partnerships and materials education, or PREM. As part of the program, students and faculty from Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) …

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Human Social Sciences Research Capacity Framework (HSSRC)

Research capacity in the human social sciences (CRSS) frame allows the UK government to enter into scientific and technical research and development contracts quickly and efficiently. It covers research and advice relating to human capacities in defense and security, including: staff Training and education humans in systems human performance understand …

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