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IAU Ad Hoc Committee Publishes Revised Set of Definitions For SETI Terms

Science Fiction Author Brian Aldiss Dies Aged 92

RockDoctor writes: An advert hoc committee of the International Astronomical Union has been running for five months on revisions and clarifications to the definitions of more than a few phrases utilized in technical and in style discussions of SETI — the Search For Extraterrestrial Intelligence. They’ve published their draft report. …

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New Richter-Like Scale Is Here To Measure Alien Signals

Science Fiction Author Brian Aldiss Dies Aged 92

An nameless reader quotes a file from The Guardian: Scientists have now created their own Richter-like scale [for measuring alien signals] to give an explanation for whether or not a discovering is a moist squib or has really seismic implications. The new scale lets in scientists to fee attention-grabbing indicators …

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New Trailers Debuted at Comic-Con Include Aquaman, Shazam, and The Simpsons

Science Fiction Author Brian Aldiss Dies Aged 92

Today Comic-Con attendees have been handled to new trailers and previews for a slew of upcoming geek-friendly motion pictures. An nameless reader writes: Besides photos from Wonder Woman 1984, there have been additionally trailers for DC’s Aquaman film, plus a brand new DC superhero franchise with a lighter tone, Shazam. …

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Star Trek: Discovery’s Season 2 Trailer Teases Spock, Christopher Pike, and Tig Notaro

Science Fiction Author Brian Aldiss Dies Aged 92

CBS has launched a “Season Two Premiere” for Star Trek Discovery, offering the first look at the upcoming season of the show on CBS All Access. The first season introduced past due ultimate yr and completed up in February after a temporary hiatus. The Verge stories of what to anticipate …

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Stanley Kubrick Explains The 2001: A Space Odyssey Ending In A Rare, Unearthed Video

Science Fiction Author Brian Aldiss Dies Aged 92

When it used to be at the beginning launched in 1968, audiences did not truly know what to make of “2001: A Space Odyssey“. In reality, 250 critics walked out of the New York premiere, actually asking aloud, “What is this bullshit?” […] Stanley Kubrick himself used to be all …

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Steve Ditko, Co-Creator of Spider-Man and Doctor Strange, Dies at Age 90

Science Fiction Author Brian Aldiss Dies Aged 92

Slashdot reader Dave Knott brings information: Steve Ditko, the mythical comics artist very best identified for co-creating Spider-Man and Doctor Strange, has died at age 90. No reason of loss of life was once introduced. Neil Gaiman posted on Twitter, “I know I’m a different person because he was in …

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Science Fiction Writer Harlan Ellison Dies At 84

Science Fiction Author Brian Aldiss Dies Aged 92

Slashdot readers chill and mrflash818 have shared the inside track of Harlan Ellison’s passing. Variety stories: Speculative-fiction creator Harlan Ellison, who penned brief tales, novellas and grievance, contributed to TV sequence together with “The Outer Limits,” “Star Trek” and “Babylon 5” and received a notable copyright infringement go well with …

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5 Star Trek Shows in Development, 1 Could Star Patrick Stewart, Reports Say

Science Fiction Author Brian Aldiss Dies Aged 92

An nameless reader writes: In the wake of surprising allegations towards Star Trek: Discovery’s showrunners, manufacturer Alex Kurtzman lately took over the function of showrunning the newest Trek sequence’ sophomore season. But in line with a couple of reviews lately, he’s just signed a new deal with CBS that could …

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Christopher Nolan Returns Kubrick Sci-Fi Masterpiece ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ To Its Original Glory

Science Fiction Author Brian Aldiss Dies Aged 92

LA Times’ Kenneth Turan strains Christopher Nolan’s meticulous restoration of Kubrick’s masterpiece to its 70-mm glory: Christopher Nolan needs to turn me one thing fascinating. Something stunning and remarkable, one thing that modified his existence when he used to be a boy. It’s additionally one thing that Nolan, one of …

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Sci-Fi Is Still Working on Its ‘Stale, Male, and Pale’ Problem, Says James Cameron

Science Fiction Author Brian Aldiss Dies Aged 92

An nameless reader stocks a file: As science fiction in spite of everything earns mainstream acceptance in Hollywood, James Cameron believes the style’s awards drought will quickly be over. “I predict that sometime in the next five to 10 years you will have a science-fiction film win Best Picture,” he …

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