Low-budget scifi movies may have had their heyday during Roger Corman’s rise to B-movie greatness in the 1950s, but they’re still going strong today—proving that you don’t necessarily need lavish special effects to tell a really great story. Here are our favorites from the past few decades.
Scientists have shown that certain algae which use quantum effects to optimize photosynthesis are also capable of switching it off. It's a discovery that could lead to highly efficient organic solar cells and quantum-based electronics.
It's not every day you have the Tunguska Event name-checked at a dinner party like a spooky story, but the new science-fiction thriller Coherence (which revolves around a comet, a dinner party and horror!) manages to make comets creepy again.
There's casting news from Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2, Jurassic World, and The Stand. Godzilla's screenwriter talks about the character's relevance in the modern world. And John Barrowman talks Arrow's finale, and a possible return to Torchwood. Spoilers now!
That's right, you heard us — evil comets. Watch what happens when a dinner party coincides with an nefarious astrological anomaly. We honestly have no idea what is going on in the trailer for Coherence, but the premise has our interest.
This droplet of water describes a near-perfect sphere. It does this because the surface of the leaf does not allow for a lot of wetting.