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Astronaut reads 'Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy' in space

The best way to celebrate the late author Douglas Adams and his beloved sci-if book "The Hitchhiker's Guide the Galaxy" just so happens to be while you're floating around a space station.

By May 26, 2015

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NASA looking at 'hitchhiking' across solar system on speeding comets

A spacecraft concept under development could shoot diamond harpoons at space rocks to slingshot itself around our corner of the galaxy.

By September 2, 2015


'Hitchhiker's Guide' text adventure gets 30th-anniversary update

Test your wits against the BBC's updated edition of the maddeningly challenging "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" text adventure game.

By March 10, 2014


Radio play Night Terrace: an Aussie take on The Hitchhiker's Guide?

Aussie comedy crew the Splendid Chaps is Kickstarting their very own sci-fi radio play about a woman who goes on crazy adventures across space and time.

By March 12, 2014


Play the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy text adventure

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy text-based adventure game, the BBC has released a free online version.

By March 10, 2014


Watch a NASA astronaut play bagpipes in space

Astronaut Kjell Lindgren pays tribute to a colleague who died unexpectedly by performing "Amazing Grace" on the International Space Station.

By November 9, 2015


Freebie Friday: FastStone Image Viewer

From the Cheapskate: This freeware gem remains an essential download for anyone looking to view, edit and organize their photos. Plus: four bonus deals!

By August 7, 2015


It's NASA versus sci-fi in 'Fastest Ship in the Universe' smackdown

From Voyager 1 to the Tardis, see how speedy the universe's most famous transportation vessels are in this engaging new infographic.

By July 9, 2015


Extermin-8: Nerdiest of clocks tells time with geek allusions

Do you already divide your days by "Doctor Who," "Lord of the Rings," "Star Wars," "Harry Potter" and "Star Trek" references?

By April 9, 2015


'What would Spock do?' How Leonard Nimoy helped me prosper

Appreciation: It's hard to be a stoic Vulcan when your favorite "Star Trek" actor leaves this galaxy forever. Bonnie Burton thanks Leonard Nimoy for inspiring us all to "live long and prosper."

By February 27, 2015