Science Fiction Becomes Reality 07: Lightsaber

Anyone who considers him or herself a Star Wars fan knows the sound: THHHWWOOOOOMM. The sound of a lightsaber being weilded. These brilliant energy swords are the hallmark of the never-ending battle between the dark and light sides of the Force. Lightsaber: The Sci-Fi Version Luke Skywalker stares at the weapon Obi-wan Kanobe has just pulled …read in detail

Science Fiction Becomes Reality 02: Heads-Up Touch Display

Our next imagining from the world of science fiction comes from a movie based loosely on a short story by Phillip K. Dick with the same name: Minority Report. Set in Washington, D.C. in the year 2054, where “PreCrime” a police department apprehends criminals based on foreknowledge provided by three psychics called “precogs.” Heads-Up Display: The Sci-Fi Version Chief of …read in detail

Science Fiction Becomes Reality 01: Video Phones

Many fans of science fiction love the glimpse of the future this genre gives us. I’m no exception. It’s fascinating to see what authors and screen writers imagine life might be in the future. What’s even more fascinating is that some ideas from science fiction have become reality. Something that was once a far-fetched concept in …read in detail

The Art of Science Fiction 020: Tomi Väisänen

Every time I prepare an Art of Science Fiction post, excitement ripples through me. I love sharing good art. It’s literally sharing the love. Today is no exception. Tomi Väisänen is yet another artist whose work not only generates excitement but also contains everything I love about science fiction. He hails from Helsinki, Finland and is a …read in detail