Monthly Archives: August 2013

ELYSIUM and my jaded soul

This post originally appeared August 11, 2013, on the Contact – Infinite Futures SF blog. I just saw Elysium, the new movie by Neill Blomkamp (District 9), and I loved it. From the first scene, it grabbed me and didn’t … Continue reading

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Where art meets science: Steampunk dinosaurs?

The life-sized skeleton sculptures of Dinosaurs in Motion weren’t steam-powered. Some moved when touched, their heavy heads bobbing on spring-loaded necks. Others operated like giant marionettes, hanging on a system of cables and pulleys, moved by cranks. Electric motors powered … Continue reading

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