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The 100 Best Science Fiction Movies

What do you think are the 100 best science fiction films? Time Out has a fantastic compilation of their 100 best sci-fi movies, as chosen by leading sci-fi experts, filmmakers, science fiction writers, film critics, and scientists. There is little doubt that … Continue reading

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3D Mid-Air Acoustic Manipulation

“The essence of levitation technology is the countervailing of gravity. It is known that an ultrasound standing wave is capable of suspending small particles at its sound pressure nodes and, so far, this method has been used to levitate lightweight … Continue reading

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Tim Webber, Visual Effects, And Gravity

Over at Nature, they have an interesting interview with Tim Webber, the mastermind behind the visual effects of Gravity. At last night’s Academy Awards, Gravity came home with seven awards: Best Director, Best Cinematographer, Best Editing, Sound Mixing, Sound Editing, Original Score, … Continue reading

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Final Cut 2013 – A Cinema Tribute

This is a great tribute to cinema in 2013. I saw a few of the films, definitely not all though. Stand out ones for me include The World’s End, Gravity, Captain Phillips, Thor 2, and Iron Man 3. There are … Continue reading

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13 Science Myths You Probably Believe

There are some scientific claims that you really should be more sceptical about. BuzzFeed has collected together 13 of these myths, with a short explanation (often with links) as to why these myths are, well, myths. The dozen plus one … Continue reading

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How Do You Pour Water Up Into A Glass?

How do you explain this picture of water being poured upwards into a cup? It’s not a trick of the eye; the water is actually flowing upwards (as the land is at the top of the picture, and the sky … Continue reading

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Gravity Trailer

New trailer for Gravity! Still looks terrifying. I’m wondering if all that action happens in one long sequence, or is split up over the course of the film. Also, fire aboard the ISS is never good… Onwards!

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