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Wanted: One Paleontologist, Willing to Travel Through Time

Serious possibility of violent death. Must be willing to relocate to the Mesozoic.

by Carolyn Cox

Buzz Aldrin Memoir Reveals the Secret Struggles of a Space Race Hero

Former astronaut Buzz Aldrin shows the dark side of the Moon in this raw tale of depression and marital strife.

by Carolyn Cox

Behold, the 2017 Hugo Nominees for Best Novel!

If you're not familiar with these six books yet, today's your lucky day.

by Carolyn Cox

9 Great Quotes from Sci-Fi Legend Samuel R. Delany

Join us in celebrating Samuel Delany’s 75th birthday with some of his most notable quotes.

by Carolyn Cox

Chris Hadfield Is Proof of the Power of Sci-Fi

The astronaut says his career is evidence of science fiction's influence on real-life space travel.

by Carolyn Cox

8 Books for Fans of Mass Effect

Take a break from playing Mass Effect with these eight similar sci-fi books.

by Carolyn Cox

Author Becky Chambers Shares Her Sci-Fi Writing Secrets

The author of "The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet" and "A Closed and Common Orbit" shares what writing looks like for her.

by Carolyn Cox

9 Weird International Space Station Facts

Learn the strange secrets of the ISS—a symbol of global unity and the power of science.

by Carolyn Cox

The Book That Changed How We Think About Chaos

James Gleick's "Chaos: Making a New Science" introduced readers to chaos theory and the butterfly effect, forever changing how we see the world around us.

by Carolyn Cox

11 NonFiction Geek Books By Women

Great reads for International Women's Day—and beyond.

by Carolyn Cox

How to Survive the End of the World

Step one: Don't panic. Step two? Eat bugs.

by Carolyn Cox

Geek Gifts for Valentine's Day

You love them, but do they know? Show your Valentine you a-dumbledore them with these sweet, geeky gifts.

by Carolyn Cox

Interview: Space Historian Glen Swanson Talks the Apollo Program

"There’s a lot to be told from their perspective, and I don’t know if that ever will happen. There might be stories they’ll just be taking with them to their graves."

by Carolyn Cox

Geek Gifts: The Portalist's Guide

These geek gifts are sure to please the sci-fi or fantasy fans in your life.

by Carolyn Cox

Interview: Scott Snyder and Jeff Lemire Face Their Fears in “A.D.: After Death”

Like most of us humans, Scott Snyder and Jeff Lemire are pretty afraid of death.

by Carolyn Cox

The 6 Best Alien Movies Like Arrival

Here are six of the best alien movies out there that take a fresh, intelligent look at what might happen when aliens finally visit our corner of the galaxy.

by Carolyn Cox

Geek TV’s Stars and Writers Share the Books That Inspire Them

Ever wonder how Lucy Lawless prepares for her roles? Look no further than your bookshelf.

by Carolyn Cox

Petrus Gonsalvus: The Real-Life “Beauty and the Beast”

The story-behind-a-story begins in mid-15th-century France with "wildman" Petrus Gonsalvus and his beautiful wife Catherine.

by Carolyn Cox

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