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A Beautiful Planet – IMAX 3D Premier

by Mark Cantyon 25/05/2016
"A Beautiful Planet" is breathtaking, especially in IMAX 3D - It's totally immersive. Toni said in her introductory speech that what made the most impressive footage possible was the Cupola Module, with it's clear view of the earth passing below the ISS. It's hard to believe that you'd ever want to do anything but look out the window while there. The view is breathtaking.

Bridging the Stellar Divide

by Chris Roperon 24/04/2016
When our earliest ancestors gazed up into the night sky, dwarfed by the vast sparkling vista of light and darkness, it is easy to imagine their wonder. Our awe for the universe has changed little since the dawn of humanity and, in many ways, our knowledge of it has only made us hungrier to solve […]

Two Historic Space Anniversaries Celebrated Today

by trekkiemarkon 12/04/2016
The 12th of April is a special day for all space nerds out there as it marks the anniversary of not only the first manned flight into space but also the first space shuttle flight. We at Geek Pride are delighted to share two insightful documentaries of these two amazing events. First Orbit On a […]

The Martian

by Callum Tyndallon 05/10/2015
So, as it turns out, all you need to survive Mars is potatoes and duct tape. This is the first of many things that came out of The Martian. Perhaps more important than that survival tip though, is that this is, well and truly, a great film. On all fronts, Ridley Scott has brought together a […]

The Sound Of Space: NASA Records Space Noise

by The_Dark_Mikeon 07/11/2014
Apparently Ridley Scott has been bullshitting us all this time : In space, you can be heard. This video surfaced in October of NASA recordings of planets and our solar system. They used the space probes INJUN1, ISEE1,  and HAWKEYE (nerds)  to pick up electromagnetic vibrations via plasma wave antennae. They set about to then […]

Top 5 Hardest Working Female Actors From Sci-Fi & Fantasy

by Becca Harperon 08/03/2014
Today is International Women’s Day and I want to celebrate some of Sci-Fi & Fantasy’s hardest working female actors. Sidenote: whilst researching I found a saddening phenomenon, google ‘female sci-fi actors’ and the first few entries contain the word ‘sexiest’…this makes me very angry.  The choices I have made have been picked for their contributions […]

Learn about nuclear physics from GLaDOS in this fun NASA video

by Chris Batemanon 03/03/2014
“Do you really not know what nuclear fusion is?” Everyone who has played Valve’s Portal loves GLaDOS, that’s a simple fact. Her sadistic, humourless and robotic tones turned an interesting physics puzzle game into a cult classic, enjoyed by many gamers who would otherwise steer well clear of the puzzle genre. So, how would you […]

Science for the win!! Weekly science roundup

by TheWookieon 18/01/2014
Science For The Win! 2014 Week 2 Once again this week hasn’t been very eventful. There’s maybe three totally awesome developments in science that have happened since the last round up, and one pretty cool space thingy. Like Wind Power? You’ll love this new way to charge your cell phone (mobile). On the beautiful island […]

R.I.P. – Neil Armstrong

by Matt Gearyon 25/08/2012
It saddens Geek Pride to inform you that Neil Armstrong, First man on the Moon, has died at the age of 82. Article: http://content.usatoday.com/communities/ondeadline/post/2012/08/reports-astronaut-neil-armstrong-dead-at-82/1                    

Complete MSL Curiosity Descent – Full Quality Enhanced 1080p + Heat Shield impact

by Matt Gearyon 23/08/2012
Thanks to NerdVsWorld for showing us this on Facebook… actually amazing! But yet people have still disliked it on Youtube…WTF people, what else do you want?! This is a full-resolution version of the NASA Curiosity rover descent to Mars, taken by the MARDI descent imager. As of August 20, all but a dozen 1600×1200 frames have […]