[FilmInquiry] Going ‘Sub-atomic’ in ANT MAN

This article is part of the Fantasy Science & Coffee column on Film Inquiry [Link to original article] Resizing Ant-Man The Marvel superhero, Ant-Man, wears a suit that can make him incredibly small or incredibly large at will. At the beginning of the 2015 film, Darren Cross of Futures Lab, describes the science behind it: …a…

[Film Inquiry] Solutions To The Fermi Paradox Part II

This article is part of the Fantasy Science & Coffee column on Film Inquiry [Link to original article] In part I, we had a chat about solutions to the million dollar question: if there are so many galaxies, stars, and planets out there, why haven’t we found evidence of alien life? You see, statistically speaking, we shouldn’t be…

[Film Inquiry] Teleportation in Science Fiction and Real Life

This article is part of the Fantasy Science & Coffee column on Film Inquiry [Link to original article] Fans of science fiction are no stranger to the word ‘teleportation’. Each story may have its own style of teleportation, but the premise remains the same: instantaneous movement between far off points in space. Let’s take a…

[Film Inquiry] The Turing Test in Ex Machina

Published on Film Inquiry on March, 27. If you are even remotely familiar with technology, sci-fi, or the world of computers, you’ve probably heard ‘Turing Test’, even if you don’t quite know what it means.  It is essentially a test to see whether an Artificial Intelligence can mimic human behaviour flawlessly, essentially achieving ‘sentience’. The…