Daring to Dream Big

Elon Musk’s ambitions for Mars are part and parcel of a growing optimism in America.

I’m very lucky in that my teenage daughter still thinks her dad is cool enough to hang out with, and even luckier in…

Now before you sci-if purists out there start giving me a hard time, yes my daughter had already seen 2001, and yes I explained to her that 2010 is a very different film from its predecessor and cannot be compared for that reason. Hyams did, however, work directly with Arthur C. Clarke on adapting his novel in a mostly faithful way, and the result was a real piece of science fiction that built upon the original film without ruining everything fans loved about it—at least in my admittedly humble opinion.