Interstellar travel: Life support

Continuing from last week’s topic of interstellar travel and moving on to the more science based topic of life support meaning what are all the things needed to consider to keep humans alive for long times while moving between solar systems. There are several...

Interstellar travel: forms of transportation

I’ve been traveling a lot lately for work (in fact I’m writing this on a train) and that got me thinking about modes of transportation in general and interstellar travel in particular. Interstellar travel has of course been a mainstay in science fiction so...

Why the zombie apocalypse seems inevitable

It’s an ever popular sight: hordes of the risen dead coming to eat the heroes of our story alive. Although hardly a perpetual favorite, the zombie movies do get trotted out from time to time, mostly to great success. It seems like the zombie apocalypse is going...