#43 – Solar System Exploration

S2E18: Catch-Up Episode #7: Sci-Fi Action Movies A Reader's History of Science Fiction

In this episode, I give an overview of recent action movies in the sci-fi genre. Movie recommendation: Everything Everywhere All at Once Other movies discussed: Tenet Free Guy The Matrix: Resurrections
  1. S2E18: Catch-Up Episode #7: Sci-Fi Action Movies
  2. S2E17: Science Fiction in Video Games
  3. S2E16: Catch-Up Episode #6: Children's Sci-Fi Movies
  4. S2E15: Religion in Sci-Fi
  5. S2E14: Margaret Weitekamp Interview

Hard sci-fi stories about the exploration of our solar system became more popular beginning in the 1990s. In this episode, we explore how these ideas rose to prominence and have developed over the years.

Book recommendation: The Martian by Andy Weir.

The Mundane Manifesto by Geoff Ryman et al.
Kim Stanley Robinson on the Mars Trilogy.

Other works mentioned:
The Mars Trilogy by Kim Stanley Robinson
The Grand Tour Series by Ben Bova
The Expanse by James S. A. Corey
Artemis by Andy Weir
Gravity
Interstellar
Ad Astra

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About Alex R. Howe

I'm a full-time astrophysicist and a part-time science fiction writer.
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