Systems and Worlds Archive

Introducing the New Planet Generator

Introducing a new random generator to the SciFi Ideas website - the Planet Generator.

Top Tourist Destinations of the New Worlds Project Setting

Here are the Organisation for Interstellar Peace’s top destinations for 2514. Don’t let the first interstellar

Shell Worlds Infographic

The Shell Worlds concept is the brain-child of engineer Ken Roy, who envisions the building of

Terraforming Venus

Some useful information about terraforming Venus, provided by Dmitriy Ivashchenko of the Mars Terraforming Corporation.

Planet Profile: Boreas

This FICTIONAL planet has extremely large polar regions. Human habitation is restricted to a thin band

Extra-planetary Nature Reserves

If you want to colonize a new planet, travelling across the cosmos is only the first

Planet Profile: Brunhild

Brunhild is a FICTIONAL world famed for its mineral wealth and its spectacular and unusual glass-volcanoes.

Planet Profile: Owen’s World

Owen’s World is home a huge diversity of strange and intriguing native lifeforms. So diverse is

Planet Profile: Quicksilver (The Red World)

Quicksilver life forms can sequester or expel mercury from their bodies in various ways. Many plant

Story Idea: The System

Humanity has discovered and colonized a trinary star system with multiple habitable worlds. Two other alien

Planet Profile: Aegir

Aegir is a FICTIONAL planet with cold brackish seas and comparatively small continents. While very few

Planet of the Telepaths

From the beginning, the people on this planet communicated with gestures, but as time passed new

Sedna – Last Gas for 600 Lightyears

Sedna is the most distant planet from the sun and is smaller even than Pluto. While

Planet Profile: Arethusa

Arethusa is a FICTIONAL planet dominated by large shallow seas and small island continents. Its seas

What’s Really in the Epsilon Eridani System?

After the Alpha Centauri System, Epsilon Eridani is the most mentioned star system in science fiction,

What’s Really in the Alpha Centauri System?

Alpha Centauri is to science fiction what Amsterdam is to teenaged boys; a distant glimmer of

How Many Habitable Planets Can I Fit Into One Star System?

TV shows like Firefly, Battlestar Galactica and Caprica have shown us glimpses of systems packed with