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An Interstellar Perspicacity

An Interstellar Perspicacity

Zeanne Mendoza | December 6, 2014

Interstellar, the long awaited movie! I let out a sigh of relief with the notion that I wouldn’t need to attend chemistry class later! I’ll be honest; my knowledge of the movie was rather limited up until a field trip to watch it came along. The pre-movie trailers alleviated the tension amongst our exorbitantly large Astronomy Club group; I had no idea what I was in for, neither did the rest who watched it with me.

The Virtual Omega Point

The Virtual Omega Point

Raya Bidshahri, 18 February 2012
Noah stared, open-mouthed, at the grand spacecraft that stood in a perpendicular position. Six majestic cylinders were bundled around the colossal craft’s belly as its chunky nose kissed the azure sky.

A New Awakening

A New Awakening

Rohan Roberts, 11 January 2012
It took them a surprisingly long time to figure out that they were living in a universe that was just one bubble in a vast surging cosmic ocean filled with other bubble universes.

The Open Door

The Open Door

Raya Bidshahri, 10 December 2011
Joshua-52 transferred his entangled and sophisticated thoughts to the mighty processor that stood in front of him. His synthetic heart began to beat furiously beneath his chest; his electrically operated neurons shot around his body and his half-computerized mind began to sizzle.

Claire and the Super-massive Schwarzschild Black Hole

Claire and the Super-massive Schwarzschild Black Hole

Rohan Roberts, 28 October 2011
Claire knew her time had come. But she was not going to be shoved down the precipice of eternal sleep. Rather, she chose to jump wilfully and with full control of her faculties.

Pitra and the Three Suns

Pitra and the Three Suns

Anon. 17 March ’11
Once upon a time, an unimaginably long time ago, when the Earth was still young, the sky above was very different from what it is today. Way back then, there wasn’t just one sun that illuminated the sky. There were three different suns. […]

Alegra

Alegra

Nishika Ganwani, 24 June ’10
“Alegra” is a captivating story set in a distant, dystopian future – a future where genetic engineering has gone amok and conflict rages between humans and mutants. Caught in the crossfire is a brave young girl, Alegra, who discovers a shocking secret.

Year: 2600

Year: 2600

Wayne Adrian Rocque, 13 June ’10
A spectacular and breath-taking account of humanity’s future. “Year: 2600” paints a disquieting and evocative vision of mankind’s foray into space.