With Fringe being absent this past Friday and Terra Nova being absent this past Monday, it has been a dry week for fans of scifi television. I’m not really a big fan of watching televised baseball. The world series bores me to tears. I’ve been watching old episodes of Star Trek: Enterprise in the evenings. […]
Miscellaneous: because "uncategorized" is a terrible name for a category
Yes,I’ve heard the news. Avatar is going to become a thematic attraction at Disney parks. I’m not even going to bother with the details. I guess there’s still some money to ring out of the “Avatar Experience”. Remember that clever observation someone made about Avatar essentially being the same goddam movie as Pocahontas? I like […]
You might ask why Professor Fermi is relevant to this blog. The short answer is particle shock acceleration or diffused shock acceleration are terms which often refer to Fermi Acceleration, which describes “the acceleration that charged particles undergo when reflected by a magnetic mirror”. This is thought to be the primary mechanism by which particles gain energy beyond the thermal energy in astrophysical shock waves.
When I was a kid, there was no viral advertising. Movies were advertised for their content. Television spots would tempt you with tales high adventure.
For over 50 years many incredibly talented women have blasted their way through the universe. Here are my top 20 incredible women of science fiction.