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Tomorrow Daily 101: A Wikigalaxy full of 'stars,' Britain's first sci-fi film restored and more

On today's show, we check out a website that visualizes 100,000 Wikipedia articles as a galaxy of "stars," a detailed restoration of Britain's first full-length science fiction film, and a do-it-yourself exoplanet detector made without high-powered telescopes.

By December 16, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 101: A Wikigalaxy full of 'stars,' Britain's first sci-fi film restored and more

A French computer science student just launched Wikigalaxy, a space-themed visualization of 100,000 Wikipedia articles you can explore at your leisure. Now you can actually tumble into a Wikipedia black hole online!

By December 16, 2014

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George Lucas trades sci-fi for fantasy in 'Strange Magic' musical trailer

Who says all quests worth watching happen in space? Filmmaker George Lucas brings the hero's journey into the forest with his madcap musical fairy adventure, due out in January 2015.

By November 21, 2014

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'The Terminator' turns 30: Time to revisit the sci-fi classic

Travel back in time to 1984 to get the scoop on the many uphill battles James Cameron, Arnold Schwarzenegger and other stars faced when making the futuristic thriller.

By October 27, 2014

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'Game of Thrones' slimeball stars in new sci-fi salute to space

Watch Lord Baelish teach Jedi-like powers to his apprentice in a future where humans have superpowers, thanks in part to the little robot that plans to land on a comet next month.

By October 27, 2014

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Sci-fi fantasy nears reality: A full-on phone on your wrist

Epic Watchphones hopes crowdfunding is the ticket to introducing a smartwatch that has absolutely no need for a smartphone buddy.

By September 23, 2014

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Space inspires sci-fi. NASA uses sci-fi to inspire

The space agency is betting that spinning a few threads of yarn is a good way to get people psyched about science and technology.

By August 23, 2011

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Scalzi's new sci-fi thriller 'Lock In' gets a theme song

"Redshirts" author John Scalzi commissions indie rocker William Beckett to perform a theme song for his new book "Lock In."

By August 22, 2014

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Read an excerpt from Gillian Anderson's debut sci-fi book

"The X-Files" star and co-writer Jeff Rovin explore unexplained phenomenon in their upcoming sci-fi thriller "A Vision of Fire."

By August 12, 2014

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'Frozen' director Jennifer Lee to adapt sci-fi classic for screen

Jennifer Lee, who wrote and co-directed the 2013 box office darling "Frozen," will adapt Madeleine L'Engle's "A Wrinkle in Time" for an upcoming Disney film.

By August 6, 2014