No one would have believed in the middle of the 20th Century that human affairs were being watched keenly and closely by intelligences greater than Man's...
Keep watching the skies - The New York Times looks back at 50s Sci Fi films in anticipation of Alien Trespass, the new film from X-Files veteran R.K. Goodwin. One or two of those classics haven't even been remade yet!
The first known recording of a digital computer playing music, recorded by the BBC in 1951. The music played on a Ferantti Mark 1, one of the first commercial general-use computers, and was entered via punchtape and played on a speaker usually used for making clicks and tones to indicate program progress.
The pictures that horrified America - how comic books tipped 50s America into a moral panic. [more inside]