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China's Lunar Probe Shares First Images From the 'Dark' Side of the Moon

Remember when we said that China's lunar probe was in position and that any day now it would land on the dark side of the moon and...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 03 January 2019 - 12:28PM

China Debuts Virtual News Anchor With Artificial Intelligence... And It's Disturbingly Realistic

Personality is a big part of what makes news anchors successful and why people tune in to watch them, at least here in the United...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 09 November 2018 - 11:13AM

Russia and China Are Building Space Weapons to Destroy US Military Satellites

Space--the final frontier, at least for warfare. Apart from the Outer Space Treaty, which prevents countries from installing weapons...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 - 11:25AM

China Just Discovered an Entirely New Form of Matter by Accident

By now it's pretty safe to say that there's a lot we don't understand about the universe.Sometimes, a scientific attempt to uncover...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 01 December 2017 - 11:38AM

Glowing Ring UFO Shocks China

Residents of a small village in China were left stunned by a glowing, ring-shaped UFO that mysteriously hovered in the sky for...

Ian S.
Wednesday, 08 November 2017 - 2:09PM

China's Ultra-Fast Amphibious Fighting Vehicle Is the Bond Car of Our Dreams

The North China Institute of Vehicle Research is apparently in the business of creating Bond vehicles. They recently revealed the...

Chelsea Gohd
Wednesday, 14 June 2017 - 12:30PM

'Ex Machina' Director's Next Film 'Annihilation' Will Be 'Mind-Blowing'

In 2015, Ex Machina turned the sci-fi world on its head when it came out of nowhere to become one of the genre's most...

Johnny Brayson
Tuesday, 30 May 2017 - 8:05PM

Video Essay Explains Why 'Ex Machina' Is So Freaking Awesome

When it came out last year, Ex Machina was hailed as one of the best AI movies in recent memory, and was even nominated for an Oscar...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 20 December 2016 - 5:28PM

The First Images from Alex Garland's Annihilation Are Eerily Beautiful

Ex Machina director Alex Garland just wrapped principal photography on his next film, the highly anticipated adaptation of Jeff...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 07 July 2016 - 2:24PM

Oscar Isaac's Ex Machina Dance Scene Works Perfectly With Just About Any Song

Of the many great sci-fi moments from 2015, none was more memorable than Oscar Isaac's dance scene in Ex Machina. With the tension in...

Kieran Dickson
Wednesday, 25 May 2016 - 4:32AM

The 2016 Sci-Fi Oscars - Who Would Win Our Dream Academy Awards?

Sci-fi tends to be somewhat under-represented at the Oscars, but this year the genre did pretty well for itself. Two of the eight Best...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 24 February 2016 - 5:32PM

Ex Machina Director Discusses His Next Sci-Fi Film

Ex Machina was one of the best science fiction films of the year, nay, the decade. The film also happened to be the directorial debut...

Johnny Brayson
Tuesday, 05 January 2016 - 8:29PM

UPDATED: The Best Sci-Fi Movies of 2015

2015 was a weird year for sci-fi movies. There were a few huge tentpoles that weren't really good or bad, just kind of blah...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 08 December 2015 - 1:09PM

China Is Building the World's Largest Telescope to Begin Searching for Alien Life Next Year

China is rapidly coming to the end of construction for the largest telescope in the world, which will begin searching for alien life...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 06 October 2015 - 3:38PM

Emma Watson Replaces Alicia Vikander in The Circle

The Ex Machina star dropped out due to scheduling conflicts.

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 25 June 2015 - 10:28AM

Ex Machina's Alex Garland Has Written the Story Concept for 28 Months Later

Ex Machina's Alex Garland wrote the story treatment for another follow-up to the zombie apocalypse classic, 28 Days Later, but won't...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 12 May 2015 - 2:11PM

Ex Machina's Alicia Vikander to Star in 'The Circle' Alongside Tom Hanks

Ex Machina breakout star Alicia Vikander will star as protagonist Mae Holland in the upcoming adaptation of Dave Eggers's The Circle.

Janey Tracey
Monday, 11 May 2015 - 12:45PM

Chinese Scientists Genetically Modify Human Embryos for the First Time in History

Geneticists in China modify the genomes of embryos for the first time in history, re-igniting an ethical debate.

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 23 April 2015 - 1:10PM

Ex Machina Is Exactly as Good as You Think It Is

Ex Machina is a slick, intelligent, feminist thriller, until that pesky ending.

Janey Tracey
Friday, 10 April 2015 - 9:00AM

Ex Machina Director: Scientists Made Sure the Film's Artificial Intelligence 'Stands Up' in Real Life

Alex Garland claims that several AI researchers went through his script with a fine-toothed comb in order to make sure that the...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 07 April 2015 - 4:43PM