Category Archives: Stargate: Universe

Dragon*Con: Stargate Multiverse Track

My home for DragonCon is the DragonCon Stargate Multiverse Track with three panels, one each on Friday, Sunday, and Monday; check my schedule for the other tracks I’ll be visiting during DragonCon 2012. At the moment, all my talks in … Continue reading

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Archives: a photo

I recently discovered 98 set photos from Stargate: Universe that I’d forgotten about. The collection is mostly practical photos of equations and setup so I could fix anything that was disturbed, but I thought this one was just pretty: Edited … Continue reading

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The Crazy Hall

I’m travelling without my computer so I can’t add any more behind-the-scenes science stories until June, but I can elaborate on an anecdote about the curiosity of the Stargate cast. When Chloe Armstrong walked into the Crazy Hall of spaceship … Continue reading

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Ethics of Stargate: Universe “Air”

Dr. Rush, the lead scientist in Stargate: Universe, is a character who embodies a non-standard moral stance compared to the usual characters in Stargate. The following observations on ethics and morals are used considering the initial character only, how he … Continue reading

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Stargate: From Fiction to Science

I’ve written before on the value of using good science in works of fiction; the Stargate franchise embraced this philosophy and I worked as their science consultant for several seasons. I’ve been asked why Stargate cared about having detailed, plausible … Continue reading

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The Cryptography of SG:U “Human”

My apologies for the long hiatus — my thesis took over for a while, as did splitting off a new, science-only site GeoMika. It’s time to finish off posts that have languished for far too long in the “Drafts” folder. … Continue reading

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The Geology of SG:U, “Air”

As promised, this is a look at the chemistry and geology presented in the pilot episode of Stargate: Universe, “Air” (part 1, 2, 3). Our heroes are on a spaceship with a life support system with a non-functional filtration system, … Continue reading

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Stargate: Universe, “Air”

Did you see the premiere last night? No? If you’re stateside, SyFy is streaming episodes, and for others in northern lands of snow & Stargates, Space has our backs. Once you decide you love the series, iTunes will let you … Continue reading

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Stargate: Universe is coming!

I’ve finally figured out how to watch the premiere of Stargate: Universe despite my lack of both T.V. and cable. Sure, I’ll be a bit delayed and watching in lower-resolution, but I’ll still get to watch!

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