Dan's interests sit squarely at the intersection of science fiction and cinema, two childhood obsessions that he loves writing about this day. As video editor for UK outlet Film Stories he loves writing about movies every day. Dan has a degree that he's never used, believing instead that the answers to all of life's questions can be found by gazing at a huge screen in a darkened room in the company of strangers. You'll usually find him here at Space talking about sci-fi movies and games.
What to expect from Bethesda Game Studio's new space settlement adventure Starfield and its take on life among the stars.
Science fiction cinema has offered up countless attempts to foretell human existence beyond the stars. But just how rooted in science are these Hollywood attempts to depict humans settling other planets?
With the recent success of NASA's DART mission, asteroid deflection technology has made huge strides. Where does that leave Hollywood's more cinematic portrayals of asteroid smashing?