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Science Fiction Universe
An overview of the resources available for researchers in the field of Science Fiction.
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Summary: Set in the year 2033, this one-of-a-kind blend of scripted drama and fascinating documentary sequences centers on twin female astronauts who courageously embark on an epic adventure: humanity's awe-inspiring quest to colonize Mars. The world's most brilliant minds in space exploration, including visionary thinkers Elon Musk, Neil deGrasse Tyson, NASA astronauts and more, share what the not-so-distant future may hold for all of us. DVD 46019
Notes: Summary: Sixteen-year-old Gardner Elliot has lived his whole life with a team of scientists on Mars. He's always longed to see Earth to find the father he's never known and to meet a beautiful street-smart girl named Tulsa he's become friends with online. But when his chance finally comes, doctors discover his heart can't withstand the Earth's atmosphere. Eager to find his father, Gardner and Tulsa escape on a cross-country race against time to unravel the mysteries of how he came to be. DVD 46865
Notes: Summary: The six-member crew of the International Space Station is on the cutting edge of one of the most important discoveries in human history: the first evidence of extraterrestrial life on Mars. As the crew begins to conduct research, their methods end up having unintended consequences and the life form proves more intelligent than anyone ever expected. DVD IN PROCESSING
Notes: Summary: When the Justice League comes upon a supernatural force against which even their powers seem useless, Batman assembles a second geague of mystic heroes - the likes of Swamp Thing, the Demon, and Constantine - to help defeat this magical, otherworldly threat.
Summary: Intent on destroying America, by changing history, a mysterious criminal, Flynn, steals a secret state-of-the-art time machine. The only hope of stopping him lies with an unexpected team: Lucy, a history professor; Wyatt, a soldier; and Rufus, a scientist, who must use the machine's prototype to travel back in time to ensure critical events remain unchanged. DVD In Processing
Summary: With Operation Bite Mark in shambles and the heroes on the hunt for Murphy, the fate of humanity rests not in the jaws of zombies, but in the rise of a new breed of hybrid 'blends.' The ever-growing army of blends is hell bent on spreading their message of 'no fear' across the land. VD 46117
Notes: Summary: Marc experiences a terrible shock when, at just 32, he is diagnosed with a disease and is given one year to live, at best. Unable to accept his death, he decides to freeze his body before the disease can impair it. His great love, Naomi, will accompany him in the process, although she'd rather care for him until his natural end. Sixty years later, an institution called Prodigy Health Corporation manages to revive him. DVD IN PROCESSING