Annalee and Esther examine why time travel tropes suck in science fiction. Then they interview Caltech physicist, Sean Carroll, who discusses the possibilities of real-life time travel and why Bill and Ted are the perfect example of plausible time travel! Also, see our favorite same sex relationships in science fiction.
Annalee and Esther examine time travel tropes that suck in science fiction. We interview Caltech physicist, Sean Carroll, about possibilities of real-life time travel. Discover why Bill and Ted are the perfect example of how time travel could work! Plus we reveal our favorite same-sex sci-fi relationships.
io9: We Come From the Future is a news show about science, entertainment and culture from a tomorrow that you wish you lived in today. Annalee Newitz, editor in chief of io9, and Esther Inglis Arkell, io9 writer, cover science fiction and science fact in a studio format with segments including Esther Gets Experimental, Ask a Scientist, Tragic Trailer, Doom of the Week, Trivia Quiz and This is Awesome. The show will feature field segments and interviews with scientists, experts, and authors. In a whimsical yet authentic format, Annalee and Esther will explain weird and interesting science, feature interesting material from the web, discuss popular culture in reviewing books, tv, and film, and perform fantastic experiments.
"We Come From the Future" fan, Miraz, wrote in asking about our picks for top gay couples in science fiction. Although the list was long Esther and Annalee have manage to pare it down to a healthy and diverse list of people.
Time Travel is common plot device in science fiction, but can time travel be done in real-life? We talk to Sean Carroll, theoretical physicist at Caltech, to find out! Plus learn why Sean thinks Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure is one movie that gets time travel right.