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  These Badgers Really Want You To Preorder
io9These Badgers Really Want You To Preorder SFWA's Cookbook. (Or Else.)io9157 dishes and how-tos, including Larry Niven's Irish Coffee, Esther Friesner's “Philosophy of Cake” and “At the Fruitcake of Madness,” Jay Lake's Momos, David Brin's Cardamom Bread, Connie Willis' Mars Colony Cake, and John Scalzi's Schadenfreude Pie ...
Posted on 14 May 2015 | 3:46 pm
  Imagining Pluto - Air & Space Magazine
Imagining PlutoAir & Space MagazineIn his first novel, World of Ptavvs, Larry Niven depicted an astronaut landing in the Plutonian atmosphere, his vessel's hot exhaust releasing the frozen methane and oxygen and causing the entire planet to burst into flames. In a later story, Niven ...and more »
Posted on 13 May 2015 | 8:42 am
  Interviews with Pulitzer Prize Winner,
Interviews with Pulitzer Prize Winner, Geraldine Brooks, and Farmers: Volume ...PR.com (press release)PLJ has published works by and interviews with New York Times bestselling writers like Larry Niven and Cinda Williams Chima. Dr. R. Joseph Rodríguez received the 2015 CCCC Lavender Rhetorics Award for Excellence in Queer Scholarship's Article ...
Posted on 10 May 2015 | 12:08 am
  Nevermind Home Headsets, I Want A Virtual
Nevermind Home Headsets, I Want A Virtual Reality PlaygroundKotakuVirtual reality while sitting at a desk is nice, and I'm sure plenty of folks will flock to the Oculus Rift when it arrives early next year. But my vision of virtual reality comes from novels like Larry Niven's Dream Park, where groups of players ...and more »
Posted on 6 May 2015 | 8:24 am
  "Gender Bias in Mystery and Romance
"Gender Bias in Mystery and Romance Novel Publishing: Mimicking Masculinity ...PR.com (press release)Among these is the Pennsylvania Literary Journal, a tri-annual journal, available through EBSCO and ProQuest, which has published interviews with best-selling authors, such as Larry Niven, Cinda Williams Chima and Carrie Ryan, as well as the winners of ...and more »
Posted on 30 April 2015 | 12:06 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
(Phys.org)—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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  Science Fiction: Rebooting Earth
‘The Moon blew up without warning and for no apparent reason.” It’s a great opening sentence, if not quite without precedent—see Larry Niven’s “Inconstant Moon,” from 1973. Sci-fi fans might be able to guess what happens next in Neal ...
Posted on 23 May 2015 | 12:48 am
  Just trying
Past winners include Larry Niven, Jerry Pournelle, Cory Doctorow, Poul Anderson, Terry Pratchett, Robert Heinlein and Ray Bradbury. Three or so years ago she announced on her blog that her next book, Darkship Renegades, the sequel to Darkship Thieves ...
Posted on 18 May 2015 | 8:41 pm
  Breaking the box
During the Reagan presidency Larry Niven along with other science fiction writers, scientists and retired military officials, helped form the Citizen’s Advi­sory Council on Natio­­nal Space Policy, a body concerned with the space policy of the United ...
Posted on 17 May 2015 | 6:32 am
  These Badgers Really Want You To Preorder
What’s in the SFWA 50th Anniversary Cookbook? 157 dishes and how-tos, including Larry Niven’s Irish Coffee, Esther Friesner’s “Philosophy of Cake” and “At the Fruitcake of Madness,” Jay Lake’s Momos, David Brin’s Cardamom Bread ...
Posted on 15 May 2015 | 3:14 am
  Imagining Pluto
Soon we shall see if any of their ideas hold up. In his first novel, World of Ptavvs, Larry Niven depicted an astronaut landing in the Plutonian atmosphere, his vessel’s hot exhaust releasing the frozen methane and oxygen and causing the entire planet to ...
Posted on 13 May 2015 | 3:12 am
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  keatssycamore: 27% done with The Mote in
keatssycamore: 27% d@*%e with The Mote in &~!'s Eye, by Larry Niven: yuck http://t.co/NFZqOmo4BA
Posted on 24 May 2015 | 12:06 pm
  lopezcaleblopez: The Ringworld Throne, Larry
lopezcaleblopez: The Ringworld Thr^%@e, Larry Niven, Good Book http://t.co/DPBpzJ5QlH http://t.co/0U4olEjLNz
Posted on 24 May 2015 | 12:06 pm
  CindyBearsDen: Never fire a laser at a
CindyBearsDen: Never fire a laser at a mirror. Larry Niven
Posted on 24 May 2015 | 12:06 pm
  hectorizunsa3: Limits, Larry Niven, Good
hectorizunsa3: Limits, Larry Niven, Good Book http://t.co/ud8dfeYiKl http://t.co/J251JvNbGY
Posted on 24 May 2015 | 12:06 pm
  ydnab: My new sounds: Meandering Thoughts |
ydnab: My new sounds: Meandering Thoughts | Cosmetic Surgery, Transg&eredness, & Larry Niven https://t.co/O0Gbq1pLen ~% #SoundCloud
Posted on 24 May 2015 | 12:06 pm
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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
Posted on 6 August 2011 | 11:28 pm
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