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Overlay | Better Worlds

Overlay | Better Worlds

In Elizabeth Bonesteel’s original short story, a father’s dangerous mission to save his son isn’t what it really seems in “Overlay.” Read Elizabeth Bonesteel’s original story here: http://bit.ly/2SpzdRW “Overlay” is a part of Better Worlds, The Verge’s science fiction project about hope. http://bit.ly/2RjbsdN Directed by: Device Creative Direction: The Verge Creative Director: William Joel Produced…

A Sun Will Always Sing | Better Worlds

A Sun Will Always Sing | Better Worlds

In Karin Lowachee’s original short story, a spacecraft carrying precious cargo embarks on a lifetime journey to a better world. Read Karin Lowachee’s original story here: http://bit.ly/2MNfdm4 “A Sun Will Always Sing” is a part of Better Worlds, The Verge’s science fiction project about hope. http://bit.ly/2RjbsdN Directed by: Chad Thompson Production: Yeah Haus Creative Direction:…

St. Juju | Better Worlds

St. Juju | Better Worlds

In Rivers Solomon’s animated short story “St. Juju,” a young woman must choose between her secure enclave and the one she loves. Read River Solomon’s original story here: http://bit.ly/2MDa3cq “St. Juju” is part of Better Worlds, The Verge’s science fiction project about hope. http://bit.ly/2RjbsdN Directed by: Allen Laseter Creative Direction: The Verge Creative Director: William…

A Model Dog | Better Worlds

A Model Dog | Better Worlds

Two engineers try to create an immortal dog in John Scalzi’s short story “A Model Dog.” In this animated adaptation, an overbearing CEO demands that his employees engineer a solution to his dad’s aging dog. Read John Scalzi’s original story here: http://bit.ly/2RC92qF “A Model Dog” is part of Better Worlds, The Verge’s science fiction project…

We decoded NASA’s messages to aliens by hand

We decoded NASA’s messages to aliens by hand

In 1977, twin golden records were sent into space on the Voyager 1 and 2 spacecraft. Still sailing through space at nearly 60,000 km per hour, the records contain sound, songs, and images from earth. But how did NASA include images on an analog record? Here, we decoded the audio, and see the images the…

Designing a tiny home to orbit the Moon

Designing a tiny home to orbit the Moon

NASA wants to build another space station — except this one won’t live in a close orbit around Earth. Instead, it will be sent into deep space to orbit around the moon and then someday…Mars. Within the last year, NASA has begun planning for a much smaller astronaut outpost, a new destination dubbed the Gateway.…