Amazing Stories

Author: Mike Brotherton

The Fatal Science Flaw of the Premise of Interstellar

The Fatal Science Flaw of the Premise of Interstellar

Interstellar my be visually stunning, but it does ... Read More »

The Fall Lineup for the Star Trek Channel

The Fall Lineup for the Star Trek Channel

Make Me Laugh. Can anyone make Mr. Spock crack eve... Read More »

Do Black Holes Really Exist?

Do Black Holes Really Exist?

Black Holes are probably here to stay, says our re... Read More »

The Perfect Science Fiction Formula Forgotten?

The Perfect Science Fiction Formula Forgotten?

Has science disappeared from science fiction? Read More »

I Want To Believe: the “Impossible Space Drive”

I Want To Believe: the “Impossible Space Drive”

"To dream, the impossible dream, to reach the unre... Read More »

Religious People Talking About Aliens?!

Religious People Talking About Aliens?!

I think it's a bit unlikely aliens would be that i... Read More »

Mars in Books and Movies, but Where’s the Dramatic TV Series?

Mars in Books and Movies, but Where’s the Dramatic TV Series?

Why no Mars TV? (Let's hope we don't have to wait... Read More »

The Science to Science Fiction Transition:  Faster Than Light Travel?

The Science to Science Fiction Transition: Faster Than Light Travel?

Is FTL 'science'? YES. It is. Read More »

Not Quite Science or Science Fiction: Cranks

Not Quite Science or Science Fiction: Cranks

Whether or not the sun is hollow, there is mountin... Read More »

The Science to Science Fiction Transition: Teleportation

Beam Me Up Scotty has become a catch phrase - but ... Read More »

The Science to Science Fiction Transition

The Science to Science Fiction Transition

We often talk about the SF that inspires science. ... Read More »

The Blurry Line Between Science and Science Fiction

The Blurry Line Between Science and Science Fiction

Is science killing science fiction? Is science fi... Read More »

“Most Earth-Like” Planet Found Yet…Again.  Get used to it, and enjoy it!

“Most Earth-Like” Planet Found Yet…Again. Get used to it, and enjoy it!

Back in the 1990s I remember reading several artic... Read More »

What State Does Best in a Zombie Apocalypse?

What State Does Best in a Zombie Apocalypse?

No other state has a shared love of zombie movies ... Read More »

Exoplanets and the Steady Pace of Established Science

Exoplanets and the Steady Pace of Established Science

A little history on the discovery of exoplanets fr... Read More »

Muslims Forbidden To Go To Mars

Muslims Forbidden To Go To Mars

Believe it or not, a fatwa has been issued barring... Read More »

Newsflash America:  Astrology is Not Scientific!

Newsflash America: Astrology is Not Scientific!

Astrology is not scientific, even if nearly half o... Read More »

Launch Pad now Open for Applications

Launch Pad now Open for Applications

A long running astronomy workshop for writers (pre... Read More »

Fantasy Novels to Appeal to the Science Fiction Reader and Vice Versa

Mike Brotherton - 'hard' scientist, recommends a f... Read More »

Through Alien Eyes

Through Alien Eyes

New app technologies are expanding the range of hu... Read More »

I Love Science Fiction, But I Don’t Love THAT

I Love Science Fiction, But I Don’t Love THAT

Mike Brotherton explains that even when you love s... Read More »

The NASA Brand Around the World

The NASA Brand Around the World

NASA put men on the moon. No one else has even co... Read More »

Space Psychology, Future Shock, and Human Tenacity

Space Psychology, Future Shock, and Human Tenacity

In some ways, we're already preparing ourselves fo... Read More »

Superhero Science

Superhero Science

I love superheroes. I love science. I love movie... Read More »

Springer’s “Science and Fiction” Series Launched!

Springer’s “Science and Fiction” Series Launched!

How does Einstein’s description of space and time ... Read More »

Day of the Dead: Remembering Ten Great SF Writers

Day of the Dead: Remembering Ten Great SF Writers

Gone but most certainly not forgotten. Ten great S... Read More »

Drake on Drake’s Equation

Drake on Drake’s Equation

I've seen our knowledge of exoplanets go from not... Read More »

Gravity and the Issue of Art vs. Science

Gravity and the Issue of Art vs. Science

I saw the visually stunning movie Gravity last wee... Read More »

I Hope You See Something I Don’t

I Hope You See Something I Don’t

The Mars Curiosity rover, with a finite lifetime, ... Read More »

An Interview with Kevin R. Grazier, Science Consultant for GRAVITY

An Interview with Kevin R. Grazier, Science Consultant for GRAVITY

Kevin R. Grazier is a planetary scientist and frie... Read More »

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