Wow! or Huh?

There has never been a confirmed radio signal (or any other type of signal) from an intelligent alien civilization.  However, in 1977 a strong  and sudden signal was detected by the “Big Ear” radio telescope in Ohio and prompted that day’s observer, Jerry Ehman, to write in his famous “Wow!” comment on a computer printout […]

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I am (probably not) Groot!

Motile and intelligent plants have been the subject of science fiction for decades now. Although its more “creature feature” than sci fi, I recall as a young child in the 1970’s, watching the “Tabonga” walking-tree creature in the 1957 film, From Hell it Came. Many years later I nearly died laughing when I was reading Leonard […]

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