Children of Time by Adrian Tchaikovsky In a galaxy far, far away, life goes on as normal and it has absolutely nothing to do with this book. There are no Hutts, or Gungans or Ewoks anywhere. There are many other aliens, though, but then again, are they really alien at all? Confused? Then read on […]
When sci-fi meets sci-fact you get some pretty futuristic-looking guns. Soldiers of today are increasingly beginning to resemble Starship Troopers. Perhaps humans really need to get some aliens to kill, rather than one another?
Regular viewers of the news, or fans of the movie industry, will be familiar with some US Army combat choppers. The AH-64 Apache and AH-1 Cobra choppers are used by as support for ground troops wherever the US decide to invade. These models are also sold to other nations, such as the UK, to supplement […]
The Russians Are Coming The Russians are coming, they’re in your head. The Russians are coming, they’re under your bed. They’ll steal your wives and rape your cattle And eat your beef and win online battles And buy your malls and wreck your cars And burn your flags and close your bars And ban TV […]
The Su-57 is here. It’s the latest development in the on-going battle to see who can produce the most effective killing machines. Most aviation experts will agree that the Russians lead the way when it comes to inventing jet propulsion systems. Their space exploration capabilities are far ahead of those of their nearest rival, the […]
Sometimes fact really is stranger than fiction. Modern technology is advancing so quickly that new developments become incredulous. We are swiftly moving into the age of the robot. Viable androids are on the horizon. Drones are already here. Of course, military research is at the forefront of such ingenuity. It seems that nothing inspires homo […]
Micro by Michael Crichton & Richard Preston Michael Crichton of Jurassic Park fame died in 2008. Micro was published in 2011. Readers could be forgiven for thinking that a seance was used to pen this book. Unfortunately, the truth is more mundane. Crichton was already well forward with the story when he passed on. His […]