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Russia Joins Europa Mission

Russia has joined a planned mission to search for life on Europa. The LaPlace mission is supposed to launch some time between 2015 and 2025.


Posted in News, Space January 7th, 2008 by Chip
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The 10 Best SF Films Never Made

Here’s an interesting roundup of films that have either never made it onto the screen, or were botched so badly that they shouldn’t have made it. It’s hard to argue with most of these.

Visions of awesomeness flashed through my head, a Blade Runner-ish Earth with sprawling, filthy buildings, huge, flashing billboards with giant Asian women on them, eat-up flying cars whooshing by and steam always rising from the streets for some reason. Then, the aliens start breeding in the sewers until the creatures come boiling up out of manholes by the hundreds, to be cut to pieces by Marines with pulse rifles and maybe in the climax, the Army has to nuke the city…

(One of the comments suggests bringing Zelazny’s Lord of Light to the big screen. As if.)

Link (via The Website at the End of the Universe)

Posted in Movies & TV January 7th, 2008 by Chip
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