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February 6, 2016

Advanced space propulsion startup shuts down

WASHINGTON — A Colorado company that said last year it had achieved a technological breakthrough in space transportation has decided to shut down, citing the high […]
June 25, 2014

Tokyo robot museum guides look eerily human

The new robot guides at a Tokyo museum look so eerily human and speak so smoothly they almost outdo people — almost. Japanese robotics expert Hiroshi […]
March 12, 2014

The Top Five Sci-Fi Movie Kaiju

One of the most instantly recognizable, well-beloved, and oft-parodied subgenres of science fiction film is what’s called in Japanese kaiju eiga–the  movies about outlandish giant monsters […]
December 4, 2013

From SciFi to SciFact – The Artificial Womb

Two movies that prominently feature artificial wombs are sci-fi thrillers “The Matrix” and “The Island.” While both movies feature the wombs in more sinister plots, there’s […]