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  Stories of cislunar suspense: Literary
The Space ReviewStories of cislunar suspense: Literary adventure on the near frontier (part 2)The Space ReviewFallen Angels, Larry Niven, Jerry Pournelle & Michael Flynn (1991): in a future where technology is blamed for the world's ecological ills, those trapped in orbit in the post-space age must struggle to survive. When a scoop ship is shot down, the race ...
Posted on 25 July 2016 | 2:28 pm
  Movie Review: 'Star Trek Beyond' - Science
Science FictionMovie Review: 'Star Trek Beyond'Science FictionThis space station is really cool, looking like something out of Larry Niven's terrific 'Ringworld' books than anything we've seen before from the Federation. While on the Yorktown, they interrogate the mysterious Kalara (Lydia Wilson) who shares a ...and more »
Posted on 22 July 2016 | 1:30 pm
  Big Dumb Objects: science fiction's most
The GuardianBig Dumb Objects: science fiction's most mysterious MacGuffinsThe GuardianThe cover of 1970 novel Ringworld by Larry Niven. The cover of Ringworld by Larry Niven (1970) Photograph: Ballantine Books. For many readers, Larry Niven's Ringworld is the definition of all that is biggest and dumbest in sci-fi. About a quest to the ...
Posted on 22 July 2016 | 8:01 am
  Stories of cislunar suspense: Literary
The Space ReviewStories of cislunar suspense: Literary adventure on the near frontier (part 1)The Space ReviewLucifer's Hammer, Larry Niven & Jerry Pournelle (1977): while the space station crew watches, a comet grazes the Earth and basically wipes out civilization. It's the end of the world as we know it, but what will life be like afterwards? [GoodReads: 3 ...
Posted on 18 July 2016 | 7:41 am
  Cutting in: The Barber Shop opens in Chelsea
Shelby County ReporterCutting in: The Barber Shop opens in ChelseaShelby County ReporterIn her 1,200-square-foot space, Pray and fellow barber Larry Barton will provide haircuts, shaves and shampoos for customers, who may enjoy a cold Coke as they converse during their cuts. “There's ... Mayor Earl Niven led a prayer to bless the shop ...
Posted on 6 July 2016 | 11:00 am
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  Amit Dutta of Upper Hutt to Be Honored For
HOLLYWOOD — Twelve winning writers and twelve illustrators from around the globe—including Amit Dutta of Upper Hutt—will be honored during the 31stAnnual L. Ron Hubbard Achievement Awards at the famed Wilshire Ebell Theatre, on Sunday, April 12th, 2015 beginning at 6:00 pm.
Posted on 1 April 2015 | 9:07 pm
  New idea for Dyson sphere proposed
(—A pair of Turkish space scientists with Bogazici University has proposed that researchers looking for the existence of Dyson spheres might be looking at the wrong objects. İbrahim Semiz and Salim Oğur have written a paper and uploaded it to the preprint server arXiv, in which they suggest that if an advanced civilization were to build a Dyson sphere, it would make the most sense to ...
Posted on 30 March 2015 | 7:09 am
  Favorite Quantum Physics in Fiction?
We’ll be accepting applications for The Schrödinger Sessions workshop at JQI through tomorrow. We already have 80-plus applicants for fewer than 20 planned spots, including a couple of authors I really, really like and some folks who have won awards, etc., so we’re going to have our work cut out for us picking the attendees……
Posted on 19 March 2015 | 6:53 am
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  Worldcon attendees: silent auction today at
Greg Bear, Larry Niven, Mike Resnick, John Scalzi, and a critique from Nancy Kress. "Tuckerization" is when an author uses a real-life person as the name of a character in a novel. For example, Suzanne Church won naming rights to a character in my novel ...
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
  Out-of-this-World Auction At Worldcon
Auction items include Tuckerizations and critiques from SFWA authors like Greg Bear, David Brin, Cory Doctorow, Alaya Dawn Johnson (the first she’s ever done), Nancy Kress, Larry Niven, Mike Resnick, and John Scalzi; a voicemail recording by Mary ...
Posted on 17 August 2015 | 8:08 am
  Ringworld author Larry Niven tapped for top
But ask any fan — or writer — of “hard” science fiction who the most influential practitioners of the pure scientific-extrapolation genre have been, and odds are they will include Larry Niven. Niven has just been named the latest recipient of ...
Posted on 2 March 2015 | 5:39 am
  Is there a microchip implant in your future?
Microchip implants like the ones pet owners use to track ... but fighting crime should be much easier using chips,” adds sci-fi author Larry Niven, who predicted chip implants in the ’70s. Niven said he supports chip implantation for security reasons ...
Posted on 29 August 2014 | 11:02 pm
  Red Tide by Science Fiction Writer Larry
A new book by legendary science fiction writer Larry Niven (author of such classic titles as Ringworld and The Integral Trees) is now available for customer pre-order exclusively through Red Tide is being published by Phoenix Pick/Arc Manor and ...
Posted on 17 June 2014 | 8:54 pm
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  sean_t_ellis: Larry Niven's time travel
sean_t_ellis: Larry Niven's time travel short stories mark dates as being Ante or Post-Atomic. Prescient of human impact *& Earth.
Posted on 26 August 2016 | 11:37 am
  tzefoundation: “That's the thing about
tzefoundati!: “That's the thing about people who think they hate computers. What they really hate is lousy programmers.” ― Larry Niven
Posted on 26 August 2016 | 11:37 am
  JhonRiddik: My problem with new writers is
Jh#&%Riddik: My problem with new writers is that it takes me five or six years to memorise the right names. #LarryNiven #quotes
Posted on 26 August 2016 | 11:37 am
  TheOmegaDork: Inspired by the works of
TheOmegaDork: Inspired by the works of Robert E. Howard, Larry Niven, and so many others. A Science Ficti#& setting with a Fantasy skin.
Posted on 26 August 2016 | 11:37 am
  misterscience: @mdentandt Old Larry Niven
misterscience: @mdentandt Old Larry Niven novels: Ringworld or World Out Of Time
Posted on 26 August 2016 | 11:37 am
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  Open Question: Larry Niven Known Space
Hi. I am beginning the known space series by larry niven. Im about to start neutron star. What is the best order for the rest? I have seen so many list that conflict with each other. I want to read everything and i don't want to jump from book to book reading a story here and there. Can someone provide me with a detailed list and your thoughts about reading the series in that order?
Posted on 8 October 2014 | 7:37 am
  Resolved Question: Lin Carter or Larry
Which author do you prefer more as an author and why?
Posted on 11 April 2013 | 4:32 pm
  Resolved Question: Has anyone else here read
Just out of curiousity. I enjoyed the book, and wondered if anyone else had too. If not, I highly reccomend it.
Posted on 15 April 2012 | 8:04 pm
  Resolved Question: What page is this quote,
Here's the quote: Boredom is my worst enemy. It's killed a lot of my friends, but it won't get me. When I get bored, I go risk my life somewhere. LARRY NIVEN, Ringworld Even if you don't know the exact page number, if you could just tell me what section of the book it is in would be extremely helpful. Thanks!
Posted on 7 March 2012 | 7:13 am
  Resolved Question: Did Bungie have legal
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