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  Jadro Slnka - Denník N
Denník NJadro SlnkaDenník NZa svoj antiutopický román, čo je vo Fínsku stále ešte neoťukaný žáner, Jadro Slnka, získala Prometheus Award, ktorý pred tým vyhrali takí majstri žánru ako Larry Niven, Philip K. Dick, či Neal Stephenson. Fínsko je v roku 2017 Fínskou eusistokratickou ...
Posted on 11 August 2017 | 6:41 am
  Five recommended books by Ohio native Harlan
Sandusky RegisterFive recommended books by Ohio native Harlan EllisonSandusky RegisterHe remains a must-read for people who enjoy stories of the fantastic and prose bursting with energy. For most of my life — most of it spent in Oklahoma — I've been a fan of three giants of science fiction and fantasy who are natives of the Cleveland ...
Posted on 3 August 2017 | 1:50 pm
  Cislunar suspense 2: The Cynthianing - The
The Space ReviewCislunar suspense 2: The CynthianingThe Space ReviewThe Descent of Anansi, Larry Niven & Steven Barnes (1982): A cargo run to drop off a special shipment of silicon bismide crystal filament manufactured out near the Moon (there's lots and lots of silicon on the Moon) is intercepted in LEO. Seems that ...
Posted on 31 July 2017 | 12:00 pm
  Drink to Me Only With Thine Lies - Austin
Austin ChronicleDrink to Me Only With Thine LiesAustin ChronicleAnd, if fantasy or sci-fi is among the preferred flavors in your mind's cabinet of wonders, how fortunate that the club tale is an especially vigorous trope therein – as represented by Arthur C. Clarke's Tales From the White Hart, Larry Niven's Draco's ...
Posted on 20 July 2017 | 6:23 am
  Seattle writers join XPRIZE's sci-fi
GeekWireSeattle writers join XPRIZE's sci-fi advisory council; air travel tales get set for takeoffGeekWireBrenda Cooper: Author and futurist, known for her novels (including, most recently, “Wilders”) and short stories (some of which were co-written with Larry Niven). She's also chief information officer for the city of Kirkland. Eileen Gunn: Microsoft ...
Posted on 4 June 2017 | 10:50 pm
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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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  celesteasaurus: "The perversity of the
celesteasaurus: "The perversity of the universe t&~s toward a maximum. The universe is hostile." - Larry Niven, Ringworld
Posted on 16 August 2017 | 2:51 pm
  edrybicki: @WWEnd @aeonmag Larry Niven dealt
edrybicki: @WW#* @ae*#*&mag Larry Niven dealt with it...executi*#*& for trivial offences and organ harvesting was *#*&e c*#*&sequence?
Posted on 16 August 2017 | 2:51 pm
  Mr_Lovecraft: RT @SFFAudio: New art for an
Mr_Lovecraft: RT @SFFAudio: New art for an old podcast... THE RINGWORLD ENGINEERS by Lary Niven
Posted on 16 August 2017 | 2:51 pm
  SPACExSTATION: ❮ Building one space
SPACExSTATI#&#: ❮ Building #&#e space stati#&# for every#&#e was and is insane: we should have built a dozen. ❯ - Larry Niven
Posted on 16 August 2017 | 2:51 pm
  aKeenGrandma: "Puppeteers are cowards.
aKeenGrandma: "Puppeteers are cowards. Who or what are they avoiding?" —Sigmund. Juggler of Worlds. Larry Niven and Edward M. Lerner. #TuesdayBookBlog
Posted on 16 August 2017 | 2:51 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 | 12:37 am
  Resolved Question: Lin Carter or Larry
Which author do you prefer more as an author and why?
Posted on 11 April 2013 | 9:32 am
  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 | 1:04 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 6 March 2012 | 11:13 pm
  Resolved Question: Did Bungie have legal
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