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# science-fiction - Tuesday 7 September, 2021

Opinion: To boldly go - how science fiction inspires space exploration
# Engage
# Engage

Opinion: To boldly go - how science fiction inspires space exploration

Updated Sep 7th 2021, 9:00 AM 9,780 Views 5 Comments

More mythical material gives us more stars to aim at, writes Jack Fennell.

# science-fiction - Sunday 25 November, 2018

An Irish science-fiction story predicted the plot of Back to the Future
# A Brilliant Void
# A Brilliant Void

An Irish science-fiction story predicted the plot of Back to the Future

Nov 25th 2018, 10:00 PM 15,959 Views 8 Comments

Read an extract from a book of science fiction short stories written by Irish writers.

# science-fiction - Friday 25 December, 2015

These 15 sci-fi books actually predicted the future
# Crystal Ball
# Crystal Ball

These 15 sci-fi books actually predicted the future

Dec 25th 2015, 10:15 AM 16,504 Views 11 Comments

When science fiction becomes fact.

# science-fiction - Monday 9 February, 2015

What would Dublin look like if everyone vanished?
# Empty City
# Empty City

What would Dublin look like if everyone vanished?

Feb 9th 2015, 3:45 PM 17,042 Views 35 Comments

That’s what this new Irish sci-fi drama asks,

# science-fiction - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Mulder and Scully have been sharing the love on Twitter
# We Want To Believe
From The Daily Edge
# We Want To Believe

Mulder and Scully have been sharing the love on Twitter

Apr 16th 2014, 2:33 PM 4,022 Views 0 Comments

The truth is out there.

# science-fiction - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

'Hard Sci-Fi movies' gives unrealistic blockbusters a harsh reality check
# Reality Bytes
From The Daily Edge
# Reality Bytes

'Hard Sci-Fi movies' gives unrealistic blockbusters a harsh reality check

Nov 5th 2013, 2:30 PM 2,818 Views 0 Comments

The Twitter account has been adjusting your favourite movies with a dose of realism.

# science-fiction - Sunday 11 August, 2013

This satirical sci-fi film predicted a lot of today's technology
# Starship Troopers
# Starship Troopers

This satirical sci-fi film predicted a lot of today's technology

Aug 11th 2013, 11:30 AM 12,715 Views 49 Comments

Tablet computers, robotic surgery, voice recognition, video calls — all of these featured in Starship Troopers before the turn of the century.

# science-fiction - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

Tara Reid makes a fool of herself on American television...
# Sharknado
From The Daily Edge
# Sharknado

Tara Reid makes a fool of herself on American television...

Aug 7th 2013, 9:50 AM 3,413 Views 3 Comments

…ahead of doing it on our screens in Sharknado tonight.

# science-fiction - Sunday 13 January, 2013

13 major global risks that used to be the stuff of science fiction
# Risky
# Risky

13 major global risks that used to be the stuff of science fiction

Jan 13th 2013, 6:00 PM 15,847 Views 27 Comments

Orbital debris, persistent extreme weather, digital meltdown, geomagnetic storms… the World Economic Forum considers some risky business.

# science-fiction - Friday 19 October, 2012

JJ Abrams' new blockbuster filming in Dublin?
# Collider
From The Daily Edge
# Collider

JJ Abrams' new blockbuster filming in Dublin?

Oct 19th 2012, 2:43 PM 14,860 Views 21 Comments

Edgar Wright is directing the ‘Collider’ science fiction project.

# science-fiction - Friday 28 September, 2012

The Evening Fix...now with added iSorry
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix...now with added iSorry

Sep 28th 2012, 7:50 PM 10,503 Views 6 Comments

Some of the things we learned, loved and shared today.

# science-fiction - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

Author Ray Bradbury passes away aged 91
# Ray Bradbury
From The Daily Edge
# Ray Bradbury

Author Ray Bradbury passes away aged 91

Jun 6th 2012, 5:56 PM 2,033 Views 7 Comments

The Fahrenheit 451 writer sometimes surprised even himself with the sheer volume of work he managed to produce throughout his 70-year career.

# science-fiction - Friday 29 July, 2011

We are not alone - asteroid discovered in Earth's orbit
# Space
# Space

We are not alone - asteroid discovered in Earth's orbit

Jul 29th 2011, 10:27 AM 1,003 Views 7 Comments

Thankfully, this Trojan asteroid poses no danger to the planet.

# science-fiction - Friday 15 July, 2011

Chart of the week: Golfers at the Open named Simon
# Weird Science
From The42
# Weird Science

Chart of the week: Golfers at the Open named Simon

Jul 15th 2011, 10:30 AM 207 Views 0 Comments

Our team of boffins have been working their calculators into dust figuring this one out.

# science-fiction - Thursday 14 July, 2011

After a sluggish first round, where do TV commentators think he's from?
# Geography
From The42
# Geography

After a sluggish first round, where do TV commentators think he's from?

Jul 14th 2011, 2:37 PM 468 Views 2 Comments

The Holywood man is back in the clubhouse with a one over par 71. So where does that leave him?

# science-fiction - Saturday 2 July, 2011

Chart of the week: the topics up for discussion on The Sunday Game
# Science
From The42
# Science

Chart of the week: the topics up for discussion on The Sunday Game

Jul 2nd 2011, 8:54 AM 150 Views 1 Comment

Our team of statisticians were sent to the lab for the week with a graph book and some crayons. And this is what they came up with it.

# science-fiction - Saturday 25 June, 2011

Chart of the week: Conor Niland v Roger Federer
# Science Fiction
From The42
# Science Fiction

Chart of the week: Conor Niland v Roger Federer

Jun 25th 2011, 1:58 AM 339 Views 0 Comments

He booked his place at the All-England Club but ultimately narrowly missed the Fed Express. How does Conor Niland’s record stand now with the Swiss master?

# science-fiction - Saturday 18 June, 2011

Chart of the week: Do events on the pitch correlate to Davy Fitzgerald's swearing?
# Science Fiction
From The42
# Science Fiction

Chart of the week: Do events on the pitch correlate to Davy Fitzgerald's swearing?

Jun 18th 2011, 8:56 AM 725 Views 0 Comments

He says he doesn’t care that he was ‘caught’ on camera last Sunday and he doesn’t listen to Gift Grub. But Davy Fitz is this week’s guinea pig.

# science-fiction - Saturday 11 June, 2011

Chart of the week: should Ireland stick with McShane as skipper?
# Science Fiction
From The42
# Science Fiction

Chart of the week: should Ireland stick with McShane as skipper?

Jun 11th 2011, 9:31 AM 381 Views 6 Comments

Our team of boffins have studied the stats all week – and here’s our scientific recommendation for Trap.

# science-fiction - Saturday 4 June, 2011

Chart of the Week: does the price of a pint indicate a win for Ireland in Macedonia?
# Science Fiction
From The42
# Science Fiction

Chart of the Week: does the price of a pint indicate a win for Ireland in Macedonia?

Jun 4th 2011, 10:18 AM 477 Views 3 Comments

Trap’s side are in Skopje for a crunch Euro 2012 showdown. Does the inflationary cost of a pint correlate with rising Irish fortunes in Macedonia?

# science-fiction - Tuesday 3 May, 2011

Scientologists say Russia has lifted 'extremist literature' ban
# Scientology
# Scientology

Scientologists say Russia has lifted 'extremist literature' ban

May 3rd 2011, 7:53 PM 1,851 Views 7 Comments

Some writings by the movement’s founder, science-fiction writer L. Ron Hubbard, were banned in late April after a Siberian court found them to be “extremist literature.”