Prophets of Science Fiction on Science Channel, Nov 9, 10:00pm

The Science Channel debuts a new series hosted by Ridley Scott called Prophets of Science Fiction on November 9 at 10:00pm. It looks like some of the featured SF writers and filmmakers include Philip K. Dick, Isaac Asimov, H.G. Wells, and George Lucas. See the trailer below for more info:

Michio Kaku, Sci Fi Science: Physics of the Impossible, and My Early Readings in Physics

Another good show on the Science Channel is Dr. Michio Kaku‘s Sci Fi Science: Physics of the Impossible. In each episode, Dr. Kaku investigates a single science fiction idea (e.g., the technological singularity, Transformers robotic beings, or building your own solar system) and speculates about how humanity could achieve those plans. In the episode thatContinue reading “Michio Kaku, Sci Fi Science: Physics of the Impossible, and My Early Readings in Physics”

An Idiot Abroad

I just watched the penultimate episode of Karl Pilkington’s An Idiot Abroad where he travels to Peru and Machu Picchu. Since Y and I got cable TV, I have eagerly looked forward each week to this program created by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant on the Science Channel. In each episode, Gervais and Merchant pickContinue reading “An Idiot Abroad”