Wanderers is a short film by Erik Wernquist which explores humanity's eventual expansion in the solar system — and possibly beyond — with this visually stunning rendition. See more here. Above, a sunset from Saturn.
Wanderers is a vision of humanity's expansion into the Solar System, based on scientific ideas and concepts of what our future in space might look like, if it ever happens. The locations depicted in the film are digital recreations of actual places in the Solar System, built from real photos and map data where available.
Without any apparent story, other than what you may fill in by yourself, the idea with the film is primarily to show a glimpse of the fantastic and beautiful nature that surrounds us on our neighboring worlds - and above all, how it might appear to us if we were there.
|"Train on Earth for 10 years until they are ready to be shot into space strapped to a rocket, never to return."|
|"Every defunct satellite left in orbit is a risk."|
|The Breathing Earth|
|"Astronomers may be looking for alien life in all the wrong places."|
|"Earth came early to the party in the evolving universe."|
|“That science fiction future where robots can do what people and animals do may be closer than you think.”|
|“Human and animal cells can be 3D printed into high-resolution tissue.”|
|“This conversation about how technology is hijacking people is really catching on.”|
|Making a Movie Inside a Video Game|
|“Nobody is forcing the participants to stay, of course, but if they leave, they won’t be paid.”|
|“Eliminating the time needed to stop and re-charge a conventional electric car’s battery.”|
|“Our Internet handlers, not government, are using operant conditioning to modify our behaviour today.”|
|“We’re going to start to see chip implants get the same realm of acceptance as piercings and tattoos.”|
|“During this phase of decline, the US was likely to go through a phase of reactionary 'fascism'.”|
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|“The shift from fuel and pistons to batteries and electric motors is unlikely to take that long.”|
|“This 160-step biochemical process is very well studied, and surprisingly inefficient.”|