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SpaceX Ready to Launch Its Third Resupply
SpaceX Ready to Launch Its Third Resupply Mission to the Space StationSlate Magazine (blog)When I was a kid, I read all of science-fiction author Larry Niven's stuff, and his ships communicated using lasers (they played key roles in several stories, too). When I got older I realized how many advantages there were to using lasers instead of ...and more »
Posted on 14 April 2014 | 5:00 am
Syfy Gives 10-Episode Order to Space Opera
Syfy Gives 10-Episode Order to Space Opera 'The Expanse'Deadline.comWhen are the producers of this kind of cartoon science fiction going to switch their focus to real, grown-up SF on the order of Jack McDevitt or Larry Niven? We lovers of SF are SO tired of SF for children. John. Comment by John Gerald Marochi ...and more »
Posted on 11 April 2014 | 3:38 pm
The 30th Annual Writers of the Future
The 30th Annual Writers of the Future Workshop Has BegunPR Web (press release)Workshop instructors for the week will include bestselling authors such as Kevin J. Anderson, Orson Scott Card, Eric Flint, Larry Niven, Jerry Pournelle, Mike Resnick and Robert J. Sawyer. Throughout the Contests' 30-year history, over 600 writers and ...and more »
Posted on 8 April 2014 | 7:09 pm
Houston writer C. Stuart Hardwick to be
Houston writer C. Stuart Hardwick to be honored as winner of worldwide writing ...Your Houston NewsParticipating in the ceremony will be best-selling authors Kevin J. Anderson (Dune prequels), Orson Scott Card (Ender's Game), Larry Niven (Ringworld), Jerry Pournelle (A Mote in God's Eye), Tim Powers (On Stranger Tides, which Pirates of the Caribbean ...and more »
Posted on 2 April 2014 | 6:57 am
Table of Contents, April 2014 - Locus Online
Table of Contents, April 2014Locus Online... interviews with authors Daryl Gregory and Amish, lots of publishing news, a report about SF in Brazil, a commentary by Kameron Hurley, and reviews of short fiction and books by Simon Ings, Daryl Gregory, Gregory Benford & Larry Niven, Chuck ...
Posted on 1 April 2014 | 12:04 pm
Google Wants to Make ‘Science Fiction’ aSelf-driving cars, extreme life extension, and global wifi provided by weather balloons: Google makes projects that sound like science fiction into reality at its secretive research lab, Google X. Google finally allowed a journalist, Fast Company’s Jon Gertner, to profile Google X. The most interesting strategic detail he gleaned was Google's process for selecting Google X projects: All must ...
Posted on 16 April 2014 | 5:00 am
Writers and Illustrators of the FutureTwenty-five writers and artists from around the globe were honored Sunday night, April 13th, at the 30th Annual L. Ron Hubbard Achievement Awards at the prestigious Wilshire Ebell Theatre in Los Angeles, California. (PRWeb April 15, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/04/prweb11765315.htm
Posted on 15 April 2014 | 7:49 am
Shovel Ready by Adam Sternbergh – reviewThis dystopian debut about a killer-for-hire is as lean and muscular a noir thriller as I have read in a long while Ever since cyberpunk in the 1980s, science fiction has been only too ready to slap on the noir paint. Down these mean streets a man must walk, and if the streets are located (as here) in a half-deserted future New York where Times Square has been dirty-bombed and climate ...
Posted on 12 April 2014 | 8:29 pm
Shovel Ready by Adam SternberghThis dystopian debut about a killer-for-hire is as lean and muscular a noir thriller as I have read in a long while Ever since cyberpunk in the 1980s, science fiction has been only too ready to slap on the noir paint. Down these mean streets a man must walk, and if the streets are located (as here) in a half-deserted future New York where Times Square has been dirty-bombed and climate ...
Posted on 12 April 2014 | 4:30 am
The 30th Annual Writers of the FutureThe Annual Writers of the Future Workshop has begun for the 30th anniversary of the contest initiated by L. Ron Hubbard in 1983. Winners were flown in by the Contest from such diverse locales as Helsinki, Finland; Weston, Australian Capital Territory; Eastern Siberia, Russia; as well as the United States. (PRWeb April 08, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/LRonHubbard ...
Posted on 8 April 2014 | 7:02 pm
Google Wants to Make ‘Science Fiction’ aIt remembers Larry Niven's creative alien worlds, not his advocacy of lying to immigrants to deny them healthcare. Jerry Pournelle is widely hailed as the dean of military sci-fi, his sympathies for fascists like Franco and Pinochet forgotten.
Posted on 16 April 2014 | 9:46 pm
Writers and Illustrators of the FutureSawyer (Flash Forward and The WWW Trilogy), Hugo and Nebula award winning author Larry Niven (the Ringworld series), and internationally acclaimed artists, Stephen Hickman (over 350 book and magazine covers), and Cliff Nielsen (cover artist for Chronicles ...
Posted on 16 April 2014 | 5:59 am
SpaceX Ready to Launch Its Third ResupplyThis test will beam a video taken on ISS along with other information down to the ground. When I was a kid, I read all of science-fiction author Larry Niven's stuff, and his ships communicated using lasers (they played key roles in several stories ...
Posted on 14 April 2014 | 11:49 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
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