Science fiction has often had an inspirational and positive relationship with space endeavors. But the new US Space Force is struggling with a pop culture public relations problem.
How does Baby Yoda's name measure up as a fictional character's name? Research has shown that sounds carry associations — what does Baby Yoda's name communicate?
It's unsurprising that Anthony Albanese is looking over his shoulder, because last term he was sitting on Bill Shorten's shoulder, waiting for an opportunity to strike.
The range of movies in the visual effects category shows how advanced this science has become.
'Use the reinforced concrete, Luke.'
From Aeschylus to The Matrix, the trilogy has a long history. But perhaps no film series has used it as successfully as Star Wars.
There are many forces in nature, but they may one day be united into The Force.
As his Star Wars television character enjoys a social media moment, Baby Yoda is creating massive marketing clout that will benefit his Disney masters.
Real-life adherents to the Mandela Effect veer into conspiratorial thinking. But they do hit on an important truth: Our understanding of history is malleable.
Netflix's competitors are multiplying, and they're ambitious. After Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV+, and a dozen others, Disney+ has lauched, and Netflix is clearly in the crossehairs.
If sci-fi films mirror the world's contemporary dystopian anxieties, then over the years Star Wars has gone from nuclear war to environmental collapse.
Francis Ford Coppola's 'final cut' of Apocalypse Now hits Australian cinemas this week. He joins a long list of directors who endlessly tinker with their work. But does it add anything to the films?
As Marvel's 22nd blockbuster looks set to become the most successful film of all time, is Hollywood running out of original ideas?
Ionic winds – charged particles flowing through the air – can move airplanes using only electricity; no propellers or jet engines needed. The scholar who led the project explains how it works.
Seasoned readers of US science fiction will have the uncanny feeling of having seen this all before.
Plasma physics suggests Star Wars blaster guns would be extremely deadly.
A young Han Solo gets to duck from those dodgy blaster shots that mostly miss their mark in any Star Wars movie. How does that happen and what of the rest of the science in Solo: A Star Wars Story?
World Book Day is about more than just fancy dress, it's about encouraging a love of reading in children and giving them the chance to be their heroes for the day.
In the 1960s many Americans may have only known Hinduism through meditation, but the story of this country's relationship with Hinduism is much longer and more complex.
Star Wars is a carefully crafted religious experience. Just like Game of Thrones and other epic stories between good and evil, these stories prepare us for violence and war.