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AT&T Tech Channel: Interview with author/futurist Arthur C. Clarke, from an AT&T-MIT Conference, 1976

Arthur C. Clarke, science fiction author and futurist, crossed paths with the scientists of the Bell System on numerous occasions. In 1945, he concurrently, but independently, conceived of the first concept for a communications satellite at the same time as Bell Labs scientist, John Robinson Pierce. Pierce too, was a science fiction writer. To avoid …

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PostPanic: SUNDAYS

A sci-fi short film created by Mischa Rozema and PostPanic Pictures. Set in Mexico City sometime in the future and starring US actor Brian Petsos and Mexican actress Sofia Sisniega, SUNDAYS is an ambitious philosophical science-fiction proof-of-concept short. The end of the world seems like a nightmare to Ben. A memory of a past life …

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ATROPA — Sci-fi Short

An Off-World Detective investigates the missing research vessel ATROPA. Concept short inspired by ’70s and ’80s sci-fi classics like Alien and Blade Runner. Directed by Eli Sasich • Written by Clay Tolbert (Agent) Trevor Astbury • CAA (Manager) Eric Williams • Zero Gravity Management Produced by Chris Bryant Co-Produced by Lieren Stuivenvolt Allen Director of …

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Max Shishkin: CINEMA SPACE TRIBUTE

This is a tribute short film by Max Shishkin to cinema science fiction with an extensive compilation of movies set in space as seen below. Music: Hans Zimmer – Mountains (Interstellar Soundtrack) Lyrics: «Do not go gentle into that good night» by Dylan Thomas Voice: Anthony Hopkins FILMS: «2001: A Space Odyssey» (1968, dir. Stanley …

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NASA: NASA 360 | Science Fiction to Science Fact

Is suspended animation possible? Can we 3D print whole structures on the moon? How about swimming the ocean of Europa? Maybe… Join NASA 360 as we take a look at NASA’s Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC). NIAC nurtures visionary ideas that could transform future NASA missions with the creation of breakthroughs — radically better or entirely …

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Erik Wernquist: Wanderers

Wanderers is a short science fiction film by Erik Wernquist, who describes it; “Wanderers is a vision of humanity’s expansion into the Solar System, based on scientific ideas and concepts of what our future in space might look like, if it ever happens. The locations depicted in the film are digital recreations of actual places …

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Discovery Channel: The Science Of Interstellar

Interstellar Featurette “The Science Of Interstellar / Building A Black Hole” (2014) Matthew McConaughey Sci-Fi Movie HD. Click here for a bonus clip with Neil degrasse Tyson.  

ESA: Ambition the film

Ambition is a collaboration between Platige Image and ESA. Directed by Tomek Bagiński and starring Aiden Gillen and Aisling Franciosi, Ambition was shot on location in Iceland, and screened on 24 October 2014 during the British Film Institute’s celebration of Sci-Fi: Days of Fear and Wonder, at the Southbank, London.  

Martin Rees: Can we prevent the end of the world?

A post-apocalyptic Earth, emptied of humans, seems like the stuff of science fiction TV and movies. But in this short, surprising talk, Lord Martin Rees asks us to think about our real existential risks — natural and human-made threats that could wipe out humanity. As a concerned member of the human race, he asks: What’s …

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ESA: Science Fiction Science Fact: Space in bytes

Whether it’s Star Trek’s USS Enterprise, or the iconic space station from 2001: A Space Odyssey, science fiction has always provided inspiration and ideas for the scientists and engineers that design and build real spacecraft. The, at times, fine line between science fiction literature and the developments in real life space activities provides the backdrop …

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