The Martian

Diverse collection of artists, works win big at the 2016 Hugo Awards
Aug 22, 2016

If you’re looking for the next great sci-fi or fantasy novel you should be reading, this is about the best place to start.

The Martian's Andy Weir reveals details on his new crime novel set on the moon
Apr 28, 2016

Here's what new lunar sci-fi tale is being conjured up by best-selling author Andy Weir.

The Martian author wrote Ready Player One fan fiction, which is now official canon
Mar 22, 2016

It’s not uncommon for writers to get their start by telling stories in a world they’re already comfortable with, but it’s a bit more uncommon for a bestselling author to do it.

The Martian writer Drew Goddard digs into the film's toughest scene to crack
Jan 28, 2016

Ridley Scott’s near-future space flick The Martian was one of the best films of 2015, but it was Drew Goddard’s script that really made it fly (no pun intended). So, what was the hardest scene to put together?

Mad Max, The Martian, Star Wars all score multiple Oscar nominations
Jan 14, 2016

Science fiction got some decent representation as the 2015 Academy Award nominations were unveiled this morning.

Geek out as Ridley Scott, Matt Damon talk The Martian in 30+ minute roundtable
Dec 14, 2015

With awards season ramping up, you'll almost certainly be hearing a whole lot more about The Martian. So why not refresh your memory with a 30+ minute roundtable on the film featuring pretty much everyone involved with making it happen?

How they designed those slimmed-down near-future space suits for The Martian
Sep 30, 2015

With the new sci-fi flick The Martian, director Ridley Scott strived for as much scientific accuracy as possible within the narrative of the story. But the space suits proved to be a bit of a problem.

Ridley Scott knew about water on Mars, but didn't have time to add it to The Martian
Sep 29, 2015

NASA rocked the science world this week with news that there is likely liquid water on Mars, and it turns out that huge discovery almost made it into Ridley Scott’s new sci-fi flick The Martian.