John Howell

Why science fiction authors can’t win

Science fiction authors have long been outcasts from the literary world, in some cases critics using the worst examples of the genre as ammunition against it. Unfortunately though, at times…

Elon Musk is a Martian God

Is it crazy to believe the human race could leave this planet and settle on another? Are the physical, biological, social and scientific obstacles insurmountable? Shouldn’t we fix our own…

Incorporated from SyFy

Incorporated is a new 13-part dystopian series from executive producers Matt Damon and Ben Affleck, created by the US SyFy channel. While producing, there’s no sign either are taking on acting…

Best science fiction novels

If you’re a new (or avid) reader of science fiction and fantasy, the list of novels that have won Hugo and Nebula awards is an essential resource to guide your…

Arrival is great news for Blade Runner sequel

Intelligent science fiction is rare. Big budget, poorly plotted pulp like Transformers, Independence Day: Resurgence and Superman VS Batman are unfortunately the rule rather than the exception. Arrival, fortunately, sounds…

New Lost in space series by Netflix 2018

Netflix has announced a Lost in Space remake for a ten-episode run in 2018. According to a press release, the show will follow the original version closely, focusing on the Robinson family…

Can you get dizzy in space?

Watch astronaut Tim Peake attempt to become dizzy in space. While being spun mercilessly by fellow astronaut Tim Kopra, it appears almost impossible. Apparently after twenty-four hours in zero-g, the…