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  Chris McKay, Larry Niven and Andy Weir at
Chris McKay, Larry Niven and Andy Weir at the Contact ConferenceThe Planetary SocietySpace art and science fiction joined science fact at the 2016 Contact Conference in Sunnyvale, California. We talk with three well-known visionaries. Emily Lakdawalla tells us what to expect in planetary science this month. Bill Nye discusses ...
Posted on 7 June 2016 | 4:41 am
  The AV Club's summer reading guide - A.V.
A.V. Club (blog)The AV Club's summer reading guideA.V. Club (blog)Imagine the biggest, coolest, most spare-no-expense gonzo version of LARPing imaginable, and you've got the basic idea behind Dream Park, Larry Niven and Steven Barnes' novel about a futuristic amusement park. Basically Disney World for live-action ...
Posted on 1 June 2016 | 8:12 am
  BPCC spring 2016 graduates - Shreveport
BPCC spring 2016 graduatesShreveport TimesThe following students graduated from Bossier Parish Community College on May 13 in the college's Health and Physical Education Complex. Commencement speaker for the 9:30 am ceremony was Dr. Phillip Rozeman, local physician and education activist ...and more »
Posted on 31 May 2016 | 10:17 am
  Appreciation night held in honour of Bruce
Manitoulin ExpositorAppreciation night held in honour of Bruce Wiggins for 45 years of service to his Manitoulin communityManitoulin ExpositorAlong with needling Mr. Wiggins, Larry Leblanc provided some of Mr. Wiggins' background information, noting as well, “all of my sons spoke highly of Bruce as a teacher.” He told of ... “While I no longer live on Manitoulin and no longer referee in the ...
Posted on 26 May 2016 | 9:00 pm
  Whiteville area man faces human trafficking,
Fayetteville ObserverWhiteville area man faces human trafficking, drug chargesFayetteville ObserverLarry Daniel Moore, 55, of Stanley Circle, was arrested Monday. He is charged with two counts of aiding and abetting prostitution; and single counts of human trafficking, sexual servitude, promoting prostitution for profit, felony cocaine possession ...and more »
Posted on 24 May 2016 | 8:08 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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  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 Amazon.com. Red Tide is being published by Phoenix Pick/Arc Manor and ...
Posted on 17 June 2014 | 8:54 pm
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  lyndnns: Lucifer’s Hammer (Unabridged) -
lyndnns: Lucifer’s Hammer (Unabridged) - Larry Niven & Jerry... https://t.co/frqBLHY7VQ
Posted on 24 July 2016 | 3:21 pm
  DaryllBenjamin: RT @Bison4Life: @qstorm3476
DaryllBenjamin: RT @Bis%^!@4Life: @qstorm3476 @DaryllBenjamin @Afr%^!@erdRadio @totalintent Please read Larry Niven's "Ringworld"? came out in 70.Also Gerad %^!@
Posted on 24 July 2016 | 3:21 pm
  GiovincoS1: We need to take command of the
GiovincoS1: We need to take command of the solar system to gain that wealth, and to escape the sea of paper #LarryNiven #quote https://t.co/nPHb0rIbJ2
Posted on 24 July 2016 | 3:21 pm
  Bison4Life: @qstorm3476 @DaryllBenjamin
Bis***~4Life: @qstorm3476 @DaryllBenjamin @Afr***~erdRadio @totalintent Please read Larry Niven's "Ringworld"? came out in 70.Also Gerad ***~iel. spoke ***~ it.
Posted on 24 July 2016 | 3:21 pm
  rwmead: Superheroes having sex is awkward
rwmead: Superheroes having #*% is awkward and cringe-inducing. Larry Niven proved it, Nite Owl proved it, and now Batman's proving it.
Posted on 24 July 2016 | 3:21 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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