Tuesday, March 10, 2009
Captain's Log: The third trailer for the new Star Trek movie is making the rounds, and can be seen on the official site. This trailer does show that this is likely to be an impressive action movie, on a scale beyond at least the more recent Star Trek features. What else it is remains to be seen--starting in early May. Conspicuous absences in this trailer: Nimoy's Spock, the new Scotty's hair.
The Kepler spacecraft that will search for Earth-like worlds was successfully launched. Here's an eyewitness report. Latest news from Mars: the planet had running water recently--meaning within the past million years.
I've just finished watching the fourth season of Doctor Who on DVD, and am gearing up for a long post on that, and related Whovian matters.
Also: TrekCore, an invaluable site for photos and other archives, is holding a month long fundraiser. Learn how you can help them stay on the web here. Such archives are disappearing while theirs are expanding, and they aren't asking for a lot to keep going so check it out.