Category Archives: Movies

What is the answer to Life, the Universe and Everything?

Deep Thought Pan-Dimension. Download PDF Forty-two. FUTURE WORK This is quite definitely the answer to the ultimate question. The problem, though, is that no one ever actually knew what the ultimate question was. As such, the next step for this … Continue reading

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The heritage futurism of Blade Runner: 2049

Andrew Reinhard Department of Archaeology, University of York. York, United Kingdom. Email: adr520 (at) york (dot) ac (dot) uk Download PDF Blade Runner: 2049 (Columbia Pictures/ Warner Bros.) is the most archaeological film I have ever seen, and even though … Continue reading

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Making a vampire

Veronika N. Laine Netherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO-KNAW). Wageningen, The Netherlands. Email: veronika.laine (at) gmail (dot) com Download PDF The modern vampire is often portrayed as a human transformed into a vampire due to a bloodthirsty spirit[1], demons[2], viruses and … Continue reading

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Ants in the Ant-Man movie, with biological notes

Elidiomar R. Da-Silva* & Thiago R. M. de Campos Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro. Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil. *Email: elidiomar (at) gmail (dot) com Download PDF Belonging to the family Formicidae (order Hymenoptera), ants are cosmopolitan … Continue reading

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Frankenstein, or the beauty and terror of science

Henk van den Belt Philosophy Group, Wageningen University, The Netherlands. Email: henk.vandenbelt (at) wur (dot) nl Download PDF In January 2018, it will be two hundred years ago that Mary Shelley’s gothic novel Frankenstein; or the Modern Prometheus was first … Continue reading

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Harry Potter and the Draconian Laws

Pedro F. Abud University of São Paulo Law School; São Paulo, Brazil. Disinfo Squad, Ministry of Magic. Email: pedro.m1 (at) bol (dot) com (dot) br Download PDF Anyone would say that a world where brooms and carpets cross the skies, unicorns roam … Continue reading

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The Force: a new candidate for dark matter

Christian Vogt Am Kleebach 12, 52080, Aachen, Germany. Institute for Applied Jedi Sciences, Valoun II, Outer Rim, Galactic Empire. Email: christian (at) jcvogt (dot) de Download PDF Only about 5% of the total mass of the universe consists of ordinary matter … Continue reading

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The birds of James Bond

Rodrigo B. Salvador1 & Barbara M. Tomotani2 1 Staatliches Museum für Naturkunde Stuttgart; Stuttgart, Germany. Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen; Tübingen, Germany. Email: salvador.rodrigo.b (at) gmail (dot) com 2 Netherlands Institute of Ecology; Wageningen, The Netherlands. Rijksuniversiteit Groningen; Groningen, The Netherlands. Email: … Continue reading

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