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Is This How Dinosaurs Felt?

Worried that an asteroid will hit the Earth? As Andrew Weston reports, NASA has some good news and some bad news on the subject of a near earth object called Bennu. Read More »

Rogue Stars in Science and Fiction

Rogue Stars in Science and Fiction

Rogue stars are fascinating objects, even though a certain confusion exists about what they are and the way they can interact with our solar system. And SF, while contributing to their popularity, has made things even worse Read More »

Asni’s Art Blog: Apocalyptic Space Art

Asni’s Art Blog: Apocalyptic Space Art

Space art may have started out as a visualization tool for astronomers and physicists, but the artists have turned the scientific concepts into a play with colours and form, which owes more to the abstract painters of the 20th century. Read More »

Scide Splitters: The Goliath Stone by Larry Niven & Matthew Joseph Harrington

Scide Splitters: The Goliath Stone by Larry Niven & Matthew Joseph Harrington

Tor Books, $24.99, 320 pages, hardcover, June 25, 2013 Larry Niven has a long history of successful collaborative fiction and The Goliath Stone is no exception. I expect, however, the reception of this novel will be mixed because the authors dared bl... Read More »

Cherryh Portrait A

No. 18 – C.J. Cherryh, The Faded Sun, and a World Building Ethos.

No. 18 – 2013Jun02 – C.J. Cherryh, The Faded Sun, and a World Building Ethos. NASA Asteroid The next time you look into the night sky, try finding the asteroid, 77185 Cherryh. Admittedly, it’s not an easy task. But it’s up there and named after Carol... Read More »

…And We’re Not Spending Billions to Defend Ourselves?

Yesterday the Huffington Post published a map prepared by Javier de la Torre from CartoDB that illustrated every single known meteorite impact on the Earth since the year 2300 BC (4,313 years of meteorite impacts). Here’s that map: Look closely... Read More »

Amazing News, Fannish Friday, February 1, 2013

Welome back to another Fannish Friday! Our Top Ten Posts for the week of Jan 25-31 were: Read More »