Science Fiction

Total 12 Posts

Psychologists have stigmatized Sci-Fi fans as losers

Psychologists like saying that the real world of unemployment and debt is too disappointing for a generation of entitled narcissists, Sci-Fi fans, who consequently migrate to a land of make-believe where they can live out their grandiose fantasies.

USA removes Wakanda as trade partner after initially listing it as one

The USA's Department of Agriculture listed Wakanda as a trade partner only to remove it a day later after many people on Twitter highlighted the error.

Exploring China-Africa relations using Sci-Fi

Future of China-Africa relations need not be seen as a singular act of solidarity that demands repeating. Instead it could be viewed as a more fluid encounter that allows for mutual investment in world-building projects.

The importance of storytelling in science

Scientific ideas can get lost in forests of words that lack structure and overuse complex language. Just like Sleeping Beauty, they need rescuing.

A look at the science of Avengers - Infinity War

Ten years of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) comes to a head with the release of Avengers: Infinity War, the 19th Marvel Studios film to date. The biggest Marvel movie ever brings with it the largest cast of superheroes (and villains) ever and the biggest stakes ever to be fought

Here are some reasons why science fiction set in the near future is terrifying

This article accompanies episode 10 of The Anthill podcast on the future. From Humans to Westworld, from Her to Ex Machina, and from Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D to Black Mirror – near future science fiction in recent years has given audiences some seriously unsettling and prophetic visions

Black Panther has officially passed Titanic in US cinema ticket sales

The Black Panther movie has officially jumped over the Titanic movie as far as USA cinema ticket sales go. This is another significant milestone when considering that Titanic is one of the highest grossing movie of all time in the USA. Just recently in March 2018, barely four weeks after