THE SENTINEL AND 2001:A SPACE ODYSSEY Have you ever wondered the existence of qualified creatures from outer space? If your answer is “Exactly!”, here are the masterpieces of the science fiction stories referring to genius aliens: “The Sentinel” and “2001: A Space Odyssey”. “The Sentinel” is a story written by British writer Arthur C. Clarke in 1948. The story is about an astrogeologist’ s discovery of a construction beyond mankind on the surface of the moon. The other piece of art, “2001: A Space Odyssey” is the science fiction movie by Stanley Kubrick.
Out of the Silent Planet is a science fiction novel by British author C.S. Lewis. It is the first book in C.S. Lewis' Space Trilogy. It is a science fiction tale of Dr. Elwin Ransom's journey from Earth to live among the inhabitants of Mars, called Malacandra in the local language.
The Space Race While the Cold War was going on the Soviets send their first probe to orbit the moon...Luna 2.Then in 1961 the Soviets send the first man to orbit the Earth (Yuri Gagarin) flying in the Vostok 1. (“Apollo 11”) A month later on May 5th the first American was sent to space (but not to orbit. )Apollo 8 was launched from Cape Kennedy at 7:50 A.M. on December,21,1968,Apollo 8’s mission goal was to orbit the moon. It was a successful, mission (Udvar). Seven months later the Soviets suffered from a launch pad explosion.
A year later, in 1958, the United States retaliated by launching Explorer 1. The same year, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) was formed (“The Space Race”). In 1959, the Soviet Union sent a man, Yuri Gagarin, into orbit around the earth on the satellite Luna 2. The U.S. responded by launching Mercury-Redstone 3 into space carrying
The film selected for this analysis is the 1968 film 2001: A Space Odyssey. The film is directed by Stanley Kubrick, story, and screenplay developed by Stanley Kubrick and Arthur C. Clarke with the casting of Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester, and Douglas Rain. The film is inspired by Arthur C. Clarke’s short story The Sentinel published in 1951. For this analysis will be arranged in three sections, which analyze the three acts of the film independently and how these acts are related to the storytelling of the film. These analyses are consisted of the dawn of man act, following with the space station act, and finally the Jupiter and beyond infinite act.
Even Dr. Floyd, who arguably is the one to harken in the new age with his research on the monolith takes time to make a call to earth from his spaceship about such mundane things as a tennis tournament and his video player. However the threshold is crossed from old to new world at the end of part two when,
Mickey Ngobeni Research Question: Is the movie ‘Gravity’, according to Newton’s laws and physics in general, accurate? Introduction: ‘Gravity’ is a sci-fi, techno-thriller movie that has its plot’s setting based in space. Astronauts (main characters: Sandra Bullock as ‘Dr. Ryan Stone’ and George Clooney as ‘Matt Kolwaski’) are sent into space, yet encounter a series of events, most of which is susceptible to occur in outer space (Foogray, 2015). Questions have risen as to how accurate the movie is according to physics and Newton’s law, and many have been answered.
Because the novel is set in the near future, it explores technology that has been conceptualized and prototyped, and Weir uses this technology in The Martian to create an understandable plot. This novel is unique in the fact that is one of the first science fiction novels that is detailed enough that it will help the reader understand what is going to be occurring in space exploration in the near future, and how it will be
Hundreds of years ago, people used to believe that the earth was flat, but with the research and technology, we were able to find out that it is a perfect sphere. Aliens run along those same lines. Even with all the technology today, there is still no definite answer if we are alone in this massive universe or not. There is so much controversy weather or not aliens exist. Over the past few decades the ideas of aliens has morphed into a craze, that one has to ask themselves, “what is an alien?” With “aliens” being in Hollywood movies and roller coaster rides, what do we actually consider to be aliens?
But how close was the USSR to succeeding? The two most technologically advanced civilizations in the history of Earth up to that point in time had a goal, and both countries were ruthless in the attempt to reach that goal. But where did it all begin? Who thought of the insane idea to build a rocket, and travel into the unknown almost a quarter million miles away? It all dates back to World War II and the creation of rockets, atomic
The Drake equation, created by its namesake, is a formula to estimate the number of extraterrestrial civilizations in the Milky Way Galaxy. Frank Drake is also the founder of Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) which is a collaborative project working towards making contact with intelligent alien life forms. The organization first started its search over fifty years ago, but hasn 't found a signal yet. In the interview, Drake discusses how the discovery of several exoplanets (or extrasolar planet, meaning a planet that orbits a star other than our Sun) and the discovery of oceans in strange places like Europa (one of Jupiter 's largest
Classics are known as the objects which endure the passages of time, only to passed on again and again while encompassing continuance and a sense of adventure. The War Of the Worlds by H.G. Wells was considered to be the “Father” of the science fiction genre and apply the use of curiosity to employ his readers to discover more about the otherworldly species who have invaded the diverse universe this author has created. Throughout this classic novel you follow an undefined protagonist who must endure the chaos the aliens of Mars had brought upon the unsuspecting world. This novel definitely exceeds the qualifications for the privilege of being considered a Classic with an intellectual protagonist, detailed use of metaphors and foreshadowing
NASA HAS NO SAY IN ALIENS Although it was NASA 's satellite that captured the supposed door, they have no response to this aliens theory. All the fuss is due to some YouTuber is known for his hobby of hunting aliens. Does that negate the finding? Not necessarily, but if NASA-backed up him, let 's just say there would be fewer skeptics. Despite NASA staying away from
The brain interprets the external world and well as controlling the internal and external body; the external interpretation consists of sight, smell, touch, sound, and taste as well as the control of our internal organs. During long term/ short term space travel, consequence towards the CNS occur causing long term as well as short term complications. The primary concern towards the CNS is galactic cosmic rays (GCS). “GCRs are atomic nuclei from which all of the surrounding electrons have been stripped away during their high-speed passage through the galaxy.” Scientists lack the ability to provide optimal conditions to conduct tests in order to aid GCR dangers. The limitation includes: short manned space missions, low population, low earth orbit protection (reduce GCR by magnetic field).