An Illuminated Manuscript About Space
An Illuminated Manuscript About Space Exploration, Science Fiction, and PhysicsSlate Magazine (blog)He admires writers like Stephen Baxter and David Brin who create meticulously researched fictional worlds and keep abreast of cutting-edge discoveries, and is a lifelong fan of Fred Hoyle, a fiction writer and renowned cosmologist who ended up giving ...
Posted on 17 December 2014 | 10:03 am
The real story of the Scottish referendum:
The real story of the Scottish referendum: Britain on the brinkThe GuardianSenior Tory and Downing Street sources told the Guardian that as early as 2009, while still in opposition, David Cameron and George Osborne were “seriously sold” on testing the idea that a Tory government in London could call a referendum, which they ...and more »
Posted on 17 December 2014 | 1:00 am
Best places to dine with celebrities in the
CNNBest places to dine with celebrities in the USCNNSightings: Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin. According to the San ... Sightings: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Justin Bieber, Billy Bob Thornton, Zach Galafianakis, Vin Diesel, Larry David. Watershed, 1820 ...and more »
Posted on 16 December 2014 | 2:25 am
David Brin: Egy méregkeverő posztumusz
David Brin: Egy méregkeverő posztumusz vallomása444.huHa látják ezt, akkor halott vagyok, esetleg eltűntem, vagy annyira megváltoztatták az agyamat, hogy többé nem vagyok képes elküldeni a nap mint nap szükséges, igencsak bonyolult leállító kódot a világnak szóló utolsó bejelentésemhez. A nevem Roger ...
Posted on 14 December 2014 | 1:28 pm
64th Annual Ozone Camellia Festival presents
NOLA.com64th Annual Ozone Camellia Festival presents winning blooms and 2014 CourtNOLA.comMaid Alexis Margaux Kern, a student at LSU Laboratory School in Baton Rouge, and the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Nick Ferlito (Brin) and granddaughter of Mrs. Joycelyn Lee Kendrick. Maid Madeleine Grace Pouw, a student at University of ... Dedicated to ...
Posted on 14 December 2014 | 6:19 am
A Far-Out Cato Unbound
Why’s that, you ask? Several reasons, really. First, although it’s not exactly a hot public policy topic, it will certainly become one if we ever actually find anything. But that’s hardly where the importance of the topic ends.
Posted on 11 December 2014 | 8:13 am
'Ascension': Could Mankind Survive
'Ascension' depicts a hulking spaceship the size of the Empire State Building flying toward another star.
Posted on 10 December 2014 | 6:30 am
A Futurist on … the Future
university presidents and science fiction authors like David Brin. His most spot-on predictions have included calling the invention of prepaid credit cards as well as the proliferation of mobile communications technology — both of which he guessed back ...
Posted on 17 December 2014 | 4:33 am
'Ascension': Could Mankind Really Survive
eventually. "We couldn't do this today, let alone in 1962, which is why this is science fiction and not a documentary," David Brin, an astrophysicist and Hugo Award-winning author who consulted on "Ascension," told NBC News. Despite the degree of ...
Posted on 12 December 2014 | 8:11 pm
The U.S. election: a sea-change for the GOP?
A notion has spread -- foisted not just by cable news, but all media -- that the recent U.S. mid-term elections manifested some kind of tidal surge favoring Republican Party policies. Alas, the most disturbing thing about that meme is how pathetically easy ...
Posted on 16 November 2014 | 11:00 am
From Science & Aliens to Google Glasses-
The ‘Nifty Fifty (times 4)’, a program of Science Spark, presented by InfoComm International, are a group of 200 noted science and engineering professionals who will fan out across the Washington, D.C. area in the 2014-2015 school year to speak about ...
Posted on 26 August 2014 | 2:17 am
Author David Brin Considers and Writes
Award-winning science fiction author, physicist, engineer, inventor and futurist David Brin returns to Planetary Radio for a conversation about his monumental and very entertaining new novel. Emily Lakdawalla previews a very busy month of great planetary ...
Posted on 3 September 2012 | 3:40 pm