All posts tagged with science fiction

Hunting for Dyson spheres

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From Markus Hammonds at io9: “The Hunt for Alien Megastructures”. Turns out that people are already using observational data to try to identify planet-scale ...

The Neandertal treatment

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Virginia Hughes, in National Geographic News, takes on the subject of whether we will someday clone Neandertals: “Return of the Neanderthals”. She gets into ...

Unexpected "Radium Age" stories

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I was enjoying a Nature discussion of “radium age” sci-fi literature, when this line caught me by surprise:

Special effects

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The day has come when you can raise money for a movie by subscription, and here’s an interesting article profiling a project that’s trying to put old-style F...

Quote: Ellison on posthumous work

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Writer Harlan Ellison has been saying goodbye to fans, according to the Madison independent paper, Isthmus. The interview is interesting, including this part...

Flaws from far far away

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John Scalzi snarks out the design flaws of science fiction movies this week. First Star Wars: