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Space Shuttle First Flights:  John Aaron (Error-Free Code?)

Space Shuttle First Flights: John Aaron (Error-Free Code?)

NASA required IBM’s Space Shuttle software to be delivered “error-free”. It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to understand the likelihood of that was extremely low. Read More »

Unknown Burroughs, or: Never Mind John Carter of Mars, What About the Mucker?

Unknown Burroughs, or: Never Mind John Carter of Mars, What About the Mucker?

A handful of novels by ER Burroughs have not received the same attention as some other works Read More »

Report on Chinese Nebula 2014

Report on Chinese Nebula 2014

A complete con and awards report from mainland China; a deep glimpse into worldwide fandom. (Check out the awards for some English language works in translation) Read More »

CONNIE WILLIS o explorar el pasado para construir el futuro

CONNIE WILLIS o explorar el pasado para construir el futuro

A profile of Connie Willis Read More »

Fairies

Fairies

The depiction of fairies has been a staple of art since the early Victorian era and it is a tradition that continues today Read More »

Space Shuttle First Flights: Phil Shaffer (Again)

Space Shuttle First Flights: Phil Shaffer (Again)

During the Apollo Program, NASA’s Phil Shaffer had subjected me to what I’d describe today as a version of “Shark Tank”. I wasn’t looking forward to presenting to him again on Shuttle. Read More »

Amazingly Enough: Lost And Found – The Triumph Of Mr. Monck Mason’s Flying Machine!

Amazingly Enough: Lost And Found – The Triumph Of Mr. Monck Mason’s Flying Machine!

Edgar Allan Poe's Great Balloon Hoax Read More »

The 1956 Worldcon Blues, or: My Mom Wouldn’t Let Me Go ‘Cause I Was Only Five

The 1956 Worldcon Blues, or: My Mom Wouldn’t Let Me Go ‘Cause I Was Only Five

Do you collect Worldcon Program Books? I do, which is very odd, because I’ve never been to a Worldcon. Read More »

OUR HALLOWEEN TRADITION

OUR HALLOWEEN TRADITION

Continuing a Halloween tradition - the airing of Mercury Theater's production of The War of the Worlds Read More »

Amazing Stories has Amazing Stories!

Amazing Stories has Amazing Stories!

Find out how to get some Amazing classic fiction Read More »

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