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Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

BBC Radio is developing a new Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy audio drama
May 31, 2016

BBC Radio has found success adapting the works of Douglas Adams, and now the Beeb is heading back to the well one more time.

Image of the day: NASA's latest mission does its best Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Sep 30, 2014

The crew of NASA’s 42nd trip to the International Space Station needed a theme for their mission poster — luckily for them, they have the answer to the ultimate question on their side.

Missed the BBC reunion of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy? Don't panic
Mar 31, 2014

If you missed the BBC reunion of the Hitchhiker's Guide and are feeling a Marvin-like angst, we have good news for you.

Nifty infographic celebrates the survivors of worlds that sci-fi killed
Jun 13, 2013

Nothing quite says 'bummer, man' like millions of voices suddenly crying out in terror and then being suddenly silenced.

Ultimate geek tattoo combines LOTR, Hitchhiker's Guide and Doctor Who
Apr 24, 2013

If you're going get something permanently inked into your skin, this is the way to do it.

Read Douglas Adams' frustrated 1999 Hitchhikers letter to Disney
Dec 16, 2012

You might have imagined a huge name like Douglas Adams would have had very little trouble getting a hugely successful property like Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy made into a movie. You would be wrong.

8 once-amazing sci-fi devices now inferior to real-life gadgets
Dec 14, 2012

Of all the many amazing things about sci-fi, one of our favorites is that it sometimes comes true. Fictional tech, concepts which once represented the extreme limits of the imaginations of our greatest sci fi writers, can become real—but often the reality puts the dream to shame.

Inside the Hitchhiker book Douglas Adams didn't write
Dec 14, 2012

Six ways Eoin Colfer carries on the tradition of Douglas Adams' Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.

Was the new Hitchhiker's Guide novel really necessary?
Dec 14, 2012

Eoin Colfer takes Arthur, Ford, Zaphod and the rest on yet another romp through the galaxy, but for all the laughs he generates, they all could have stayed home.

Scientist says dolphins should get human status
Dec 14, 2012

A zoologist suggests that dolphins be accorded the same status as humans.

First look at Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy sequel cover
Dec 14, 2012

At a presentation to retailers last night, Penguin Books unveiled the cover for the newest novel in the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy...