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How to Move an Entire Solar System - Popular
Popular MechanicsHow to Move an Entire Solar SystemPopular MechanicsSelected science fiction portrayals: Star Maker, a 1937 novel by Olaf Stapledon, and Bowl of Heaven, a 2012 novel by Gregory Benford and Larry Niven. In about a billion years our aging sun will become hot enough to boil off Earth's oceans. But we needn ...and more »
Posted on 21 July 2014 | 9:29 am
Amazon Kindle Unlimited - Paul Thurrott's
Paul Thurrott's SuperSite for WindowsAmazon Kindle UnlimitedPaul Thurrott's SuperSite for WindowsNo Dan Brown. No Isaac Asimov or Larry Niven, or Jerry Pournelle. On the nonfiction side, I found nothing from David McCullough or Stephen Ambrose. But there are three titles from Antony Beevor, two of which I already own on Kindle and highly recommend ...and more »
Posted on 19 July 2014 | 10:06 am
Learning to play the piano by taking a pill
Learning to play the piano by taking a pillFinancial ExpressThe great Larry Niven used it more than once as the protocol for the transmission of data between organisms. At the time, the theory had a scientific basis: the work of the radical American biologist James V McConnell in the 1950s and 1960s, which ...
Posted on 17 July 2014 | 2:54 am
Second Yearly Winners Announced in
Second Yearly Winners Announced in International Writers of The Future ...Motor E magazineContest judges include, Tim Powers, author of On Stranger Tides, Kevin J. Anderson and Brian Herbert, Dune, Robert J. Sawyer Flash Forward, Robert Silverberg, Sailing to Byzantium, Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle, A Mote in God's Eye, Orson Scott Card, ...and more »
Posted on 17 July 2014 | 1:28 am
Profs Given Grant To Overcome White Male
Profs Given Grant To Overcome White Male Hegemony in Science Fiction. Or ...The College FixJust ask sci-fi author great Larry Niven; even a trust fund (white) guy's stories like his got rejected a gazillion times … but eventually one broke through. And I, for one, am glad he kept at it. Dave Huber is an assistant editor of The College Fix ...
Posted on 16 July 2014 | 12:20 pm
A Science Fiction Classic, IllustratedIf you’re not familiar with Larry Niven, you should be. For one thing he was Guest of Honor at Further Confusion once — largely for his creation of the brutal tiger-like aliens known as the Kzin. In 1970 his novel Ringworld received both the Hugo and ...
Posted on 22 July 2014 | 5:14 pm
Amazon Kindle UnlimitedNo Alan Furst. No Thomas Harris. No Robert B. Parker. No Dan Brown. No Isaac Asimov or Larry Niven, or Jerry Pournelle. On the nonfiction side, I found nothing from David McCullough or Stephen Ambrose. But there are three titles from Antony Beevor ...
Posted on 21 July 2014 | 7:28 am
Arthur C. Clarke, Larry Niven Earn SyfyIf winter time feels a little bit like science-fiction utopia for fans, then you'll have to thank Syfy. The cable channel said it's working on two separate miniseries that will showcase two of the genre's biggest names in literature: Arthur C. Clarke and ...
Posted on 9 April 2013 | 10:00 am
Russell Letson reviews Gregory Benford &A collaboration between Gregory Benford & Larry Niven is one of those dream-team arrangements that publishers and readers, um, dream about. But as anyone who has watched a supergroup rock concert during pledge week knows, such dreams are not always fulfilled.
Posted on 22 August 2012 | 11:30 am
How The Universe Works (According To LarryIn 1989, science fiction author Larry Niven published a collection of short stories and essays under the title N-SPACE. Included in the collection was a list of observations on how the Universe works. He called the observations Niven's Laws. Niven has ...
Posted on 16 April 2012 | 11:59 pm